Following the successful integration of Format International, Cargill renamed its feed and food software business to Format Solutions.
The new name represents the company's commitment to bring value to its customers through a comprehensive, integrated set of software offerings, industry knowledge and expertise in animal and human nutrition. Cargill acquired Format International in December 2015.
"Our customers and our team share high expectations for Format Solutions," said Bruce Feist, managing director of Format Solutions. "The name reflects our combined business of Feed Management Systems and Format International, and underscores the organisation's commitment as a proven technology partner providing integrated feed and food software solutions. Format Solutions also represents where we want to be as the trusted-partner, understanding our customers businesses and bringing significant industry knowledge and investment in software and services solutions to our customers – helping them to grow their business."
Under the new name and combined organisation, Format Solutions is building a unique and state-of-the-art technology platform for formulation, operations and farm management software solutions for its customers. The company specialises in the design, authoring and marketing of recipe optimisation, ingredient allocation, operational efficiency and food and feed formulation solutions for the animal feed, aqua feed, pet food, human food, premix and other industries.
"We are building a world-class organisation centered on what our customers need in order to help them be successful in their own businesses," Feist said. "We will continue to innovate and develop our products and services so we can deliver the best technology solutions to the market."
Driven by Cargill's mission to nourish the world, Format Solutions operates as a separate and distinct business and is a global leader in delivering a state-of-the-art platform of digital capabilities and solutions to its customers that leverage the organisational knowledge and expertise in animal and human nutrition and mill and farm operations. Format Solutions has more than 17,000 users in more than 90 countries.