The people, ideas and imagination to help you succeed

To our snacks and cereal customers we offer much more than high-quality ingredients.  You have access to some of the world’s most advanced research and development, technical and food science expertise — for both macro and micro ingredients.

Every day, around the world, we collaborate with customers to help them solve problems, meet challenges and uncover new opportunities with:

Superior research, development and technical expertise

Cargill has technical development centers in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America, providing the ability to develop and scale up customer solutions. Our scientists convert their knowledge to value, whether it’s process development or shelf life testing with specific systems or finished products.

Rapid delivery of concepts, prototypes and formulations

Through collaboration with our technical experts, you can benefit from rapid delivery of concepts, mock-ups, and prototypes for project work and consumer testing. Our applications expertise allows us to differentiate products with new formulations and commercial support.

Comprehensive sensory, culinary, and pilot testing

Our culinary-based product development delivers visual, taste, and texture appeal to make your products unique. We validate feasibility for you through concept verification.

Technical support

Cargill’s first-line technical support provides technical assistance to support new systems development, process data gathering and technical documentation to support finished products.

Nutrition, regulatory, supply chain and risk management

Cargill’s nutrition scientists help identify new health opportunities for our ingredients and develop the science in support of those benefits. Our experts in Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. can help you address the regulatory challenges of bringing new opportunities to market. And our supply chain and risk management professionals can help you develop efficiencies in ingredient sourcing while managing ingredient risk.


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.