13 April 2010 19:10 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--US-based agribusiness Cargill’s third-quarter net earnings more than doubled to $898m (€665m) from $326m in the same period last year on the strength of its agricultural services businesses and other segments, the privately-held producer of glycerine and biofuels said on Tuesday.
Cargill said earnings in its agriculture services business segment were lifted by a large North American harvest.
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Cargill has a majority investment in fertilizer producer Mosaic.
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