More Than Ethanol Driving ADM

Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) has made its name as the world's largest grain processor, with a huge presence in staples such as soybeans and corn sweeteners. But lately, the Decatur (Ill.)-based outfit's biggest claim to fame is as the largest U.S. producer of ethanol. Surging prices for that now-vital liquid weren't the only factor behind ADM's stellar fiscal third-quarter results, posted May 2.

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