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Each day, the 31,000 people of Archer Daniels Midland Company transform crops such as corn, oilseeds, wheat and cocoa into food ingredients, animal feeds, and agriculturally derived fuels and chemicals. With crop sourcing, transportation, storage and processing assets spread over more than 75 countries, ADM connects farmers’ crops with the needs of the global marketplace.

Learn more about our leadership team, including our Chairman and CEO; Corporate Officers; and Board of Directors.

In 1902, George A. Archer and John W. Daniels began a linseed crushing business. In 1923, Archer-Daniels Linseed Company acquired Midland Linseed Products Company, and the Archer-Daniels-Midland Company was formed. Every decade since our corporate inception, ADM has added a major profit center to our agribusiness: milling, processing, specialty feed ingredients, specialty food ingredients, cocoa, nutrition and more. Learn more about our history.

Archer Daniels Midland Company is a member of more than 200 business and trade associations.

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