Archer Daniels Midland is one of the largest agricultural processors in the world. The company serves as a vital link between farmers and consumers. It specializes in crop processing services, such as taking crops and processing them into food ingredients, animal feed ingredients, renewable fuels and naturally derived alternatives to industrial chemicals. Thousands of products are creating from the crops of farmers, which are delivered to hundreds of markets. The company was founded in 1902 and incorporated in 1923. It is headquartered in Decatur, Ill. It operates multiple processing facilities throughout the United States and the world, including Valdosta, Ga. With extensive global distribution facilities and capabilities, Archer Daniels Midland makes a significant contribution to the world economy and the quality of life within it.