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Cargill to buy Mountaire's feed milling

Cargill Animal Nutrition is continuously expanding its feed processing and marketing share. Officials announced that the company intends to buy Arkansas based Mountaire's feed milling acitivities.

Cargill Animal Nutrition has signed a purchase agreement with Mountaire Feeds, Inc. to purchase certain assets of Mountaire's feed milling and animal health business, including its Prime Quality feed brand.

Mountaire Feeds markets a full line of animal feeds in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas, under the Prime Quality Feeds brand. It is anticipated that the sale will be finalised this month.

According to officials from both companies, the deal will enable Cargill to combine its nutritional technology and management systems with the Prime Quality brand's strong customer base and market presence.

See also: Cargill signs agreement with DENCO

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