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Stock Report: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) Report Updated: Nov 24, 2014 | Print This Page

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Archer-Daniels-Midland Company engages in the manufacture and sale of protein meal, vegetable oil, corn sweeteners, flour, biodiesel, ethanol, and other value-added food and feed ingredients. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment is involved in the origination, merchandising, crushing, and processing of oilseeds, such as soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. Its products include oilseeds products; crude vegetable and salad oils; margarine, shortening, and other food products; partially refined oils; oilseed protein meals; cottonseed flour; and cotton cellulose pulp. This segment also engages in the blending of fertilizers; procurement and processing of cocoa beans into cocoa liquor, cocoa butter, cocoa powder, chocolate, and various compounds; and supply of peanuts and peanut-derived ingredients. The company’s Corn Processing segment converts corn into sweeteners, starches, and bio products. Its products include sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose; alcohol, amino acids, and other specialty food and animal feed ingredients; ethyl alcohol; corn gluten feed and meals, and distillers’ grains; citric and lactic acids, lactates, sorbitol, xanthan gum, and glycols; propylene and ethylene glycol; and sugarcane ethanol. The company’s Agricultural Services segment engages in buying, storing, cleaning, and transporting agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and reselling those commodities primarily as food and feed ingredients. This segment is also involved in the merchandising of agricultural commodities and processed products; origination and processing of wheat flour; and processing and distribution of formula feeds, animal health and nutrition products, and edible beans. The company also engages in futures commission merchant business. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Decatur, Illinois.

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