Cargill at a Glance
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.
We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries/regions who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
In fiscal year 2017, Cargill had $109.7 billion in sales and other revenues. Adjusted operating earnings were $3.04 billion and net earnings were $2.84 billion.*
|Dollars in millions||2017||2016||Percent Change|
|Sales and other revenues||$ 109,699||$ 107,164||2|
|Adjusted operating earnings||3,035||1,642||85|
|Cash flow from operations||4,693||3,410||38|
*All figures are denoted in U.S. dollar currency. Cargill reports financial results in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The company also reports adjusted operating earnings, a non-GAAP financial measure that provides additional insight into the underlying financial performance of the company’s ongoing operations.
We buy, process and distribute grain, oilseeds and other commodities to makers of food and animal nutrition products. We also provide crop and livestock producers with products and services.
We provide our agricultural, food, financial and energy customers around the world with risk management and financial solutions.
We provide food and beverage manufacturers, foodservice companies and retailers with high-quality ingredients, meat and poultry products, and health-promoting ingredients and ingredient systems.
Cargill serves industrial users of energy, salt, starch and steel products. We also develop and market sustainable products made from agricultural feedstocks.