MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S. — Following the successful integration of Format International Ltd., Cargill has re-named its feed and food software business to Format Solutions. Cargill said the new name represents the company’s commitment “to bring value to its customers through a comprehensive, integrated set of software offerings, industry knowledge and expertise in animal and human nutrition.”

Cargill acquired Format International, a global feed formulation software company with more than 30 years of experience and more than 5,000 users across 93 countries, in December 2015.

“Our customers and our team share high expectations for Format Solutions,” said Bruce Feist, managing director, Format Solutions. “The name reflects our combined business of Feed Management Systems and Format International, and underscores the organization’s commitment as a proven technology partner providing integrated feed and food software solutions. Format Solutions also represents where we want to be as the trusted partner, understanding our customers’ businesses and bringing significant industry knowledge and investment in software and services solutions to our customers — helping them to grow their business.”

Format Solutions will feature a technology platform for formulation, operations and farm management software solutions for its customers. The company will specialize in the design, authoring and marketing of recipe optimization, ingredient allocation, operational efficiency and food and feed formulation solutions for the animal feed, aqua feed, pet food, human food, premix and other industries.

“We are building a world class organization centered on what our customers need in order to help them be successful in their own businesses,” Feist said. “We will continue to innovate and develop our products and services so we can deliver the best technology solutions to the market.”

For more information, visit www.FormatSolutions.com