ies are sold ‘as is’ or are further processed by refining, blending, bleaching, and deodorizing into salad oils. Salad oils are sold ‘as is’ or are further processed by hydrogenating and/or interesterifying into margarine, shortening, and other food products. Partially refined oils are used to produce biodiesel or are sold to other manufacturers for use in chemicals, paints, and other industrial products. This segment sells oilseed protein meals principally to third parties to be used as ingredients in commercial livestock and poultry feeds. In Europe and South America, this segment includes origination and merchandising activities as adjuncts to its oilseeds processing assets. These activities include a network of grain elevators, port facilities, and transportation assets used to buy, store, clean, and transport grains and oilseeds. It is a major supplier of peanuts, tree nuts, and peanut-derived ingredients to both the U.S. and export markets. In North America, cottonseed flour is produced and sold primarily to the pharmaceutical industry and cotton cellulose pulp is manufactured and sold to the chemical, paper, and filter markets. This segment also included activities related to its global chocolate and cocoa businesses until the sale of these businesses in July 2015 and October 2015, respectively. In September 2015, the company completed the purchase of Belgian oil bottler, AOR N.V. The company has an equity interest in Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar), a Singapore publicly listed company. During the year, the company acquired additional shares, increasing its ownership interest from 17.3% to 19.0%. Wilmar, an agribusiness group in Asia, engages in the businesses of oil palm cultivation, oilseeds crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, specialty fats, oleo chemicals, biodiesel and fertilizers manufacturing, and grains processing. Stratas Foods LLC, a joint venture between the company and ACH Jupiter, LLC, a subsidiary of Associated British Foods, procures, packages, and sells edible oils in North America. The company has a 50% ownership interest in this joint venture. The company has a 50% interest in Edible Oils Limited, a joint venture between the company and Princes Limited to procure, package, and sell edible oils in the United Kingdom. The company also formed a joint venture with Princes Limited in Poland to procure, package, and sell edible oils in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Austria. Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients The Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment engages in the manufacturing, sales, and distribution of specialty products including natural flavor ingredients, flavor systems, natural colors, proteins, emulsifiers, soluble fiber, polyols, hydrocolloids, natural health and nutrition products, and other specialty food and feed ingredients. The Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment also includes the activities related to the procurement, processing, and distribution of edible beans. The Company’s Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients segment includes the activities of Wild Flavors and SCI, which were acquired during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 and Eatem Foods, a leading developer and producer of premium traditional, natural, and organic savory flavor systems, which was acquired in the fourth quarter of 2015. Other Other includes the company’s remaining operations, primarily its financial business units, related to futures commission. ADM Investor Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, is a registered futures commission merchant and a clearing member of all principal commodities exchanges in the U.S. ADM Investor Services International, Limited, a member of various commodity exchanges and clearing houses in Europe, ADMIS Hong Kong Limited, and ADMIS Singapore Pte. Limited, are wholly owned subsidiaries of the company offering broker services in Europe and Asia. Strategy The company’s strategy involves expanding the volume and diversity of crops that it merchandises and processes, expanding the global reach of its core model, and expanding its value-added product portfolio. Metho
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