VISION & MISSION
Our vision is to build a growing and sustainable multinational corporation specializing in high-quality ingredients and processed foods, to acquire and maintain a global leadership position in specific areas of our industries, to continually create new opportunities for growth in our strategic businesses, to be among the most-admired companies in the world to work for, and to consistently deliver a higher return on capital to our shareholders and investors than our peers do.
Our mission is to provide the highest-quality products and services to our clients with commitment, passion, and expertise. We take our customers’ needs and goals to heart; we don’t just sell them products—we provide value-added services and find ways to help our customers grow. Our core mission gets accomplished every year when our business grows with those of our customers. That is the philosophy in everything we do.
Our core values are real-world statements of how we conduct our business and what governs our decisions and behavior.
- Customer Commitment – We continuously seek ways to exceed the expectations of our customers, and we are always focused on their success.
- Safety – We consistently provide a safe working environment and expect our associates to operate safely in all circumstances.
- Integrity – We value honesty and comply with the strict ethical standards written in our company’s Code of Conduct, which governs our employees and business partners.
- Teamwork – We work together as a strong, united team and help one another succeed; we expect cooperation and open communication between all associates.
- Respect – We treat others with respect while conducting business, both within and outside of the company.
- Diversity and Inclusion – We are committed to creating a work environment that encourages, values, and fully leverages diverse backgrounds, experiences, and cultures.
- Excellence – We set high expectations, holding ourselves accountable for results. We work with a strong sense of urgency and strive for flawless execution.
- Entrepreneurship – We always encourage fresh, new ideas and innovative thinking in the pursuit of constructive change.
Our strategies are to invest in and fully utilize state-of-the art technologies to provide the highest-quality products, offer innovative solutions, and deliver excellent value to our customers, thereby outperforming peers in our industries and generating consistently profitable and sustainable growth for our company’s employees and shareholders.