Capabilities

To our customers in the brewing industry, we offer much more than high-quality ingredients. As our partner, you have access to some of the world’s most advanced research, solution development and technical expertise that can extend and enhance your own team’s capabilities.

Every day, around the world, we work with the world’s largest brewers to help them solve problems, meet challenges and uncover new opportunities with:

Superior research, solution development and technical expertise

Cargill operates our own North American and European micromalting and microbrewing facilities -- ideal for small-scale pilot brewing and process replication with variable ingredients. Our technical team is led by established brewmasters with experience serving many of the world’s leading brands. Their experience and methodologies can be applied to a broad scope of projects.

Cargill's experienced team works with customers to understand specific brewing, beverage and business issues. Our goal is to develop customized solutions that address the specific challenges of each customer, application or process while adding value to both the customer and Cargill.

Rapid delivery of concepts, prototypes and formulations

Through collaboration with our technical experts, you can benefit from Cargill’s rapid delivery of concepts, mock-ups, and prototypes for customer project and consumer testing -- all tailored to your specific needs. Our applications expertise allows us to differentiate products with new formulations and commercial support.

Cost management

We demonstrate an impressive track record in helping our beverage customers manage and reduce production costs through reformulations -- saving in some cases more than 20 percent -- without sacrificing quality, flavor or taste.

Comprehensive sensory and pilot testing

Our sensory based product development delivers visual, taste, and flavor appeal to make your products unique. We validate feasibility for you through concept verification and consumer acceptance testing. 

Technical Support

We offer recognized leadership in technical support, providing technical assistance to support new systems development, process data gathering and technical documentation to support finished products. 

Supply Chain, Risk Management and Energy Optimization

Our supply chain and risk management professionals can help you develop efficiencies in ingredient sourcing while managing ingredient risk and market volatility. And our experts also can consult with your teams on energy use and optimization at your facilities worldwide.

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Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.