MINNEAPOLIS – Cargill was recently nominated by more than 50 of its peers in the nutraceuticals industry as a company worth watching over the next several years. More than 30 companies were nominated for inclusion in the Nutraceuticals World “Companies to Watch” list. Cargill’s Health and Food Technologies (H&FT) business placed among the top five and was profiled in the June 2005 issue.
Cargill is delivering on its vision of accelerating health innovation through the development of collaborative branding opportunities with its line of healthy products. The company’s ingredient brands include CoroWise™ Naturally Sourced Cholesterol Reducer™ brand of plant sterols for heart health. CoroWiseTM plant sterols are featured in numerous leading food, beverage and dietary supplement products, most recently in a new line of Nature ValleyÒ Healthy Heart Chewy granola bars. Other Cargill health-promoting ingredients include OptaFlex™ natural chondroitin for joint health; Oliggo-Fiber® inulin for bone and digestive health; and Prolisse® soy protein isolate for heart health and overall nutrition.
“Cargill is committed to delivering health innovation in food and beverages by focusing on health conditions that are important to our customers and consumers,” said Ted Ziemann, president, Cargill H&FT. “It is an honor to receive the Nutraceuticals World ‘Companies to Watch’ distinction.”
Cargill Health & Food Technologies (H&FT), based in Minneapolis, is a leading developer, processor and marketer of science-based, healthy ingredients for food and dietary supplements worldwide. Cargill is an international provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services. With 124,000 employees in 59 countries, the company is committed to using its knowledge and experience to collaborate with customers to help them succeed. For more information, visit http://www.cargillhft.com or http://www.cargill.com.