Cargill is working hard to address the complex challenge of food security and nutrition – providing access to safe, nutritious and affordable food now and as the population grows. Each year Cargill work directly with farmers at every level of production, including in many SUN countries, to help them raise more food more sustainably, reach more markets, receive fair pricing and improve their standards of living. They are committed to expanding access to food and improving nutrition, including supporting nutrition education in SUN countries, in collaboration with partners around the world.
Statement of Commitments
- Through the Notre Dame Haiti Program, Cargill has committed $150,000 over the next three years to promote sustainable salt fortification.
- Cargill works with CARE to promote nutrition-secure families by supporting farmer training programs to improve yields and incomes, improving nutrition education and increasing access to planting materials (for staple crops and vegetables), with a focus on vulnerable communities to improve food security and nutritional status.
- Through involvement with Partners in Food Solutions (PFS), Cargill works with General Mills, DSM and Buhler to support small and medium sized (SME) food producers in improving the nutrition of their products.
- Through the Flour Fortification Initiative, Cargill have committed nearly $1 million to promote micronutrient fortification of flour around the world.