BASF and Cargill further expand their partnership to offer high-performance enzyme solutions to animal protein producers in the United States

Enzyme Feed Innovations Support Animal Welfare, Farmer Sustainability and Productivity Efforts

ATLANTE, January 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — At the IPPE show in AtlantaBASF and Cargill today announced their expanded cooperation, adding United States (USA) to their existing food enzyme development and distribution agreement. Together, the two companies are committed to bringing innovative enzyme-based solutions to market, generating distinctive value for animal feed customers. By combining BASF’s enzymatic research and development strengths with Cargill’s application know-how and broad market reach, the partners will form a common innovation pipeline for animal protein producers.

With the expanded geographic reach, BASF and Cargill aim to bring the voice and business knowledge of US protein producers to jointly develop the next generation of enzymes. In this next stage of collaboration, BASF and Cargill are working to provide solutions that address productivity, sustainability and cost challenges for US customers.

“We are excited to further strengthen our relationships with our US and BASF customers,” said Mariano Greenthem North America regional general manager of Cargill’s animal nutrition business. “This collaboration will provide more feed customers with access to a wide range of high-performance enzyme solutions that we believe reduce nutrient waste, improve feed efficiency and sustainably support animal performance.

In 2021, BASF and Cargill have evolved the relationship beyond pure distribution agreements towards the joint development of new enzyme technologies and applications. This extensive partnership builds on the successful go-to-market collaboration between the companies across Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Portugal, Spainthem Middle Eastand Africa. Under this partnership, BASF and Cargill will co-develop, produce, market and sell customer-centric enzyme products and solutions.

“As our collaboration expands in the United States, we continue to build on our shared success. We are proud to be on this journey with Cargill to further increase value creation opportunities for animal feed customers,” adds Gisele Santos Bin, Global Sales. Feed Enzymes & Feed Performance Ingredients Director at BASF.

BASF and Cargill are excited to expand their partnership and bring their scientific excellence and animal nutrition expertise to help drive customer success.

About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees of the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in almost every industry and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition and Care, and Agricultural Solutions. BASF achieved a turnover of 78.6 billion euros in 2021. BASF shares are listed on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the United States. More information at

About Cargill

Cargill helps the global food system work for you. We connect farmers to markets, customers to ingredients, and families to necessities – from the food they eat to the soils they walk on. Our 155,000 team members around the world innovate with purpose, empowering our partners and communities as we work to feed the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way.

From foods that reduce methane emissions to renewable waste-based fuels, the possibilities are endless. But our values ​​remain the same. We put people first. We go higher. We do what it takes. This is how we have met the needs of the people we call our neighbors and the planet we call home for 157 years – and how we will for generations to come. For more information, visit and our News Center.

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