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Overview

Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Jun 2022 - May 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

5

High-level Commission meetings

15

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Cargill

    EU Transparency Register

    01063261836-24 First registered on 12 Jun 2009

    Goals / Remit

    Cargill’s 160,000 employees across 70 countries work relentlessly to achieve our purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Every day, we connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive. We combine 159 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. Side-by-side, we are building a stronger, sustainable future for agriculture. For more information, visit Cargill.com and our News Center.

    Main EU files targeted

    - EU Green Deal Strategy and the following policies:
    - Common agricultural policy
    - EU protein Strategy
    - Carbon farming and certification
    - Soil strategy
    - Green claims, sustainability labeling
    - Water policy
    - Bioeconomy strategy
    - EU Climate Policy, Fit for 55
    - EU Energy Efficiency Directive
    - Land Use and Land Use change
    - Renewable Energy Directive
    - New Genomic Techniques
    - ESG: EU Deforestation Regulation, Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, Forced Labour Regulation
    - Feed additives legislation
    - Animal welfare
    - Trade
    - Food and nutrition policy
    - Sustainable food systems framework
    - General food law
    - Horizon Europe
    - Industrial policy

    Address

    Head Office
    McGinty Road West, 15615
    Wayzata (Minneapolis) 55391
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    Bedrijvenlaan 9
    Mechelen
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%3
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    5 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 28 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ann Evelyn LUYTEN 12 Jan 2024 10 Jan 2025
    Emanuele Paolo Sicuro 12 Jan 2024 10 Jan 2025
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 12 Jan 2024 10 Jan 2025
    Katrijn OTTEN 12 Jan 2024 10 Jan 2025
    Peter HOFLAND 12 Jan 2024 10 Jan 2025
    Katrijn OTTEN 20 Jan 2023 12 Jan 2024
    Ann Evelyn LUYTEN 19 Jan 2023 12 Jan 2024
    Emanuele Paolo Sicuro 19 Jan 2023 12 Jan 2024
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 19 Jan 2023 12 Jan 2024
    Peter HOFLAND 19 Jan 2023 12 Jan 2024
    Emanuele Paolo Sicuro 10 Feb 2022 19 Jan 2023
    Ann Evelyn LUYTEN 22 Jan 2022 19 Jan 2023
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 21 Jan 2022 19 Jan 2023
    Katrijn OTTEN 21 Jan 2022 20 Jan 2023
    Peter HOFLAND 21 Jan 2022 19 Jan 2023
    Emanuele Paolo Sicuro 20 Jan 2021 01 Feb 2022
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 20 Jan 2021 21 Jan 2022
    Katrijn OTTEN 20 Jan 2021 21 Jan 2022
    Peter HOFLAND 20 Jan 2021 21 Jan 2022
    Mr Nick MARTELL-BUNDOCK 30 Jan 2020 30 Jan 2021
    Emanuele Paolo Sicuro 21 Jan 2020 20 Jan 2021
    Katrijn OTTEN 18 Jan 2020 20 Jan 2021
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 18 Jan 2020 20 Jan 2021
    Sacha Bongard 18 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Peter HOFLAND 15 Jan 2020 20 Jan 2021
    Peter HOFLAND 25 Jan 2019 15 Jan 2020
    Katrijn OTTEN 25 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2020
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 25 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2020
    Sacha Bongard 25 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2020
    Emanuele Paolo Sicuro 25 Jan 2019 21 Jan 2020
    Hendrik BOURGEOIS 25 Jan 2019 03 Oct 2019
    Ms Karen Miek R VERSTAPPEN 25 Jan 2019 25 Jan 2020
    Peter HOFLAND 01 Feb 2018 25 Jan 2019
    Katrijn OTTEN 30 Jan 2018 25 Jan 2019
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 30 Jan 2018 25 Jan 2019
    Sacha Bongard 30 Jan 2018 25 Jan 2019
    Emanuele Paolo Sicuro 30 Jan 2018 25 Jan 2019
    Hendrik BOURGEOIS 30 Jan 2018 25 Jan 2019
    Peter HOFLAND 21 Feb 2017 01 Feb 2018
    Katrijn OTTEN 21 Feb 2017 30 Jan 2018
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 21 Feb 2017 30 Jan 2018
    Sacha Bongard 21 Feb 2017 30 Jan 2018
    Emanuele Paolo Sicuro 21 Feb 2017 30 Jan 2018
    Peter HOFLAND 04 Mar 2016 22 Feb 2017
    Katrijn OTTEN 04 Mar 2016 22 Feb 2017
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 04 Mar 2016 22 Feb 2017
    Ms Gwendoline Ornigg 04 Mar 2016 02 Mar 2017
    Sacha Bongard 04 Mar 2016 22 Feb 2017
    Peter HOFLAND 26 Mar 2015 04 Mar 2016
    Ms Stephanie Raymond 25 Mar 2015 23 Mar 2016
    Katrijn OTTEN 20 Mar 2015 04 Mar 2016
    Marta ZULUAGA ZILBERMANN 19 Mar 2015 04 Mar 2016
    Ms Gwendoline Ornigg 19 Mar 2015 04 Mar 2016
    Sacha Bongard 19 Mar 2015 04 Mar 2016

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Cargill is a member of a number of European trade associations given the numerous product areas in which it operates. These include:

    Starch Europe
    Fediol (EU Oil and Protein meal Industry)
    Coceral (Comité du Commerce des céréales, aliments du bétail, oléagineux, huile d'olive, huiles et graisses et agrofournitures)
    ECA (European Cocoa Association)
    FoodDrinkEurope,
    Amcham EU (American Chamber of Commerce)
    Biopolymers International
    EBB (European Biodiesel Board)
    ELMA (European Lecithin Manufacturers' Association)
    EPA (European Association of Polyol Producers)
    ePure (European Renewable Ethanol Industry Association)
    EUFIC (European Food Information Council)
    EUVEPRO (European Vegetable Protein Association)
    EWABA (European Waste-based & Advanced Biofuels Association)
    FEFAC (European Feed Manufacturers' Federation), via national associations
    Gafta (Grain and feed trade association)
    ICGA (International Chewing Gum Association)
    iEthanol (Industrial Ethanol Association)
    IPPA (International Pectin Producers' Association)
    MARINALG (World Association of Seaweed processors)
    Wheat Protein Association
    EU Specialty Food Ingredients
    FEFANA (EU Association of Specialty Feed Ingredients and their Mixtures)
    European Bioplastics
    APIC (CEFIC Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Committee)
    IPEC (International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council)
    SNE (Specialized Nutrition Europe), via national association (BSNA)
    IPSSA – International Plant Sterols and Stanols Association

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jun 2022 - May 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    acumen 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    acumen

    Closed year Costs

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Other financial info

    The estimated cost above represents about a third of the fully loaded in-house costs of our EMEA Government Relations team (located in Mechelen (Belgium)).
    This represents the costs associated with direct lobbying including participation in direct lobbying activities of the relevant trade associations.
    Other costs arise from information gathering and policy monitoring, the interpretation of that information, its internal dissemination, internal communication and discussions of business interests in relation to policy changes.
    Note that this amount does not cover our expenditure on the trade association memberships outlined above.
    These memberships provide us with a variety of EU policy support activities. We expect these trade associations to register themselves how much of their budgets are devoted to direct lobbying.
    We employ one consultancy, Acumen, on a retainer basis to assist us with intelligence gathering and ad hoc representation on a number of files. Its costs are included in the amount above.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    Publication of Annual Report, ESG Scorecard and sustainable supply chain reports

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    15 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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