Cargill is a developer, processor and marketer of science-based healthy ingredients for food and dietary supplements worldwide. The company produces and distributes crop nutrients and feed ingredients to farmers, livestock producers and animal feeders. It originates and processes grain, oilseeds and other agricultural commodities for distribution to makers of food, feed and other products. It also offers a range of food ingredients and value-added services for food manufacturers that include starches, oils, flours and sweeteners. The company produces a variety of products used in pharmaceutical applications that include mannitol, xylitol, sorbitol, maltitol and malodextrins. Cargill s financial and risk management department provides customers and the company with risk management and financial solutions in world markets. Cargill maintains corporate headquarters in Dakota City, Neb.