9/8/22 • CRA Newsletter

CRA Newsletter | September 8, 2022

Our monthly newsletter highlights the work CRA and our members are doing to innovate, invest, and grow in the communities where we live and work. We invite you to explore our newsletter and learn more about CRA and our members.

CRA NEWS


CORN REFINERS PARTICIPATE IN U.S. DEPT. OF LABOR’S SAFE & SOUND WEEK

Safety tracking is a priority for CRA members, who share best practices on safety procedures. Today, working in a corn wet mill is as safe as typing in an office. Join us in celebrating our members and being Safe and Sound at Work!

with an 82% improvement in our recordable incident rate (RIR)

CORN REFINERS ARE HELPING TO ADDRESS FOOD INSECURITY

Authority Magazine chatted with CRA’s CEO John Bode as part of an interview series with leaders who are helping to address the increasing problem of food insecurity. He shared what CRA and other industry leaders are doing to address food insecurity, important ag legislation he hopes will pass, and the current push for an agriculture bioeconomy. Check it out here.

MEMBER NEWS


CARGILL WORKING TO EASE THE INFANT FORMULA SHORTAGE

Cargill is prioritizing the production and shipment of key ingredients to infant formula manufacturers to ease the shortage, restock store shelves, and ultimately get babies the nourishment to help them grow. Learn more here.

Cargill employee Ashley Meister and her son, Cole
Photo: Canva

ADM AND FARMERS BUSINESS NETWORK EXPAND SUSTAINABLE AGTECH PLATFORM

ADM and Farmers Business Network (FBN) announced they signed an agreement to expand availability of FBN’s digital farm business management platform to ADM’s network of 55,000 growers to manage their businesses and measure sustainable production data. This will enable farmers to identify areas where they can increase profitability, and participate in regenerative agriculture programs. Read more here.

GPC INTRODUCES NEW LOWER CALORIE CORN STARCH

CRA member Grain Processing Corp. (GPC) introduced a corn-based resistant starch known as Fybrin RS, which contributes fewer calories than other carbohydrates and helps support good gut health. Read more here.

Did you know?


Did you know cornstarch is a common ingredient in many hygiene items, including deodorant, due to its absorbent nature? To learn more about your favorite products made with corn check out the Kernel of Innovation.

Corny Corner


And in case you’ve been away from your phone during the August Recess, check out the new CEO of Corn!