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Stock Report: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) Report Updated: May 23, 2016 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. The company’s Oilseeds Processing segment originates, merchandises, crushes, and processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers ingredients for the food, feed, energy, and industrial products industries; crude vegetable and salad oils; refined oils; oilseed protein meals; natural health and nutrition products, and other specialty food and feed ingredients; and cottonseed flour and cotton cellulose pulp. This segment is also involved in edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, and grains processing activities; and the provision of biodiesel and fertilizers, specialty fats, and oleo chemicals, as well as supplies peanuts and tree nuts, and agricultural commodity raw materials. Its Corn Processing segment provides 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 acid, lactates, sorbitol, xanthan gum, and glycols; and propylene and ethylene glycol. The company’s Agricultural Services segment buys, stores, cleans, and transports agricultural commodities, such as oilseeds, corn, wheat, milo, oats, rice, and barley; and resells those commodities as food and feed ingredients, and raw materials; originates and processes wheat into wheat flour; processes and distributes formula feeds, and animal health and nutrition products; and procures, processes, and distributes edible beans. Its Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment offers flavors, colors, sweeteners, and health ingredients; and nuts, fruits, seeds, legumes, and grains. The company is also involved in futures commission merchant activities; and offers broker services and insurance. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.