ADM Announces New U.S. Cocoa Production Facility
Friday November 18, 11:13 am ET
DECATUR, Ill., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Archer Daniels Midland Company today announced plans to build a new cocoa processing facility located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The Company is in the process of selecting a site. The facility is expected to be operational in mid 2007.
"ADM is furthering its leadership position in the cocoa marketplace with this state-of-the-art facility," stated Mark Bemis, Vice President and President-ADM Cocoa. "ADM's investment illustrates our commitment to our customers' growing needs for premium cocoa ingredients."
ADM is a global leader in cocoa processing with plants in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is a world leader in agricultural processing. ADM is one of the world's largest processors of soybeans, corn, wheat and cocoa. ADM is also a leader in the production of soy meal and oil, ethanol, corn sweeteners and flour. In addition, ADM produces value-added food and feed ingredients. Headquartered in Decatur, Illinois, ADM has over 25,000 employees, more than 250 processing plants and net sales for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2005 of $35.9 billion. Additional information can be found on ADM's Web site at http://www.admworld.com.
Source: Archer Daniels Midland Company
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