ADM Announces Growth Investment in Non-GMO Soy Processing in Mainz, Germany

ADM Announces Growth Investment in Non-GMO Soy Processing in Mainz, Germany


Continues to expand global portfolio of differentiated products to meet evolving customer needs

Rolle, April 7, 2022 – ADM (NYSE: ADM), a global leader in agricultural origination and processing, today announced a growth investment to add the ability to process non-GMO soybeans at its oilseed facility in Mainz, Germany. 

"A key pillar of our growth strategy is our expanding portfolio of differentiated products, which are powering our ability to meet growing and evolving customer needs around the globe,” said Jaana Kleinschmit, general manager, ADM Hamburg and country manager, Germany. “Soybeans play an increasingly important role in the wider food sector in Germany. We are pleased to be continue to add the ability to process non-GMO soybeans to meet growing demand across human and animal nutrition, while providing local farmers with increasing opportunities to market their crops.” 

The multi-million dollar project, expected to be complete in Q3 2023, follows the similar successful growth investment at ADM’s oilseeds processing plant in Straubing, Germany, in 2016, and further expands the company’s global capability to offer differentiated products to meet specific customer needs.

“With this expansion in Mainz, we are now creating additional incentives for local farmers to grow more non-GMO soybeans and to incorporate soy into crop rotation farming,” explained René van der Poel, general manager, ADM Straubing. “At the same time, we are following through on our commitment to one of the key pillars of the Fields of Europe framework, which aims to meet growing demand for certified non-GMO, European origin food and feed products."

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