Kargil announced today (17) that it plans to build a new soybean processing In Pemiscott County, Missouri (USA), to meet growing domestic and global demand oilseeds Driven by the food, feed and fuel markets.
According to a company statement, the plant will have an annual production capacity of 62 million bushels of soybeans. The start of the project was estimated for next year and operation is expected to begin in 2026.
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“Cargill’s new facility, located on the Mississippi River, will operate year-round and provide farmers with the opportunity to take advantage of increased domestic demand rather than relying solely on seasonal exports,” Cargill Agriculture’s regional business leader said in the statement. Supply Chain North America, Tim Kopez.
He informed that the unit will have access by both river and rail.
Missouri currently ranks sixth in the United States in soybean production and Cargill has been present in the region since 1936.