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|Fortune Magazine Names Corn Products International One of America's Most Admired Companies for 2008|
WESTCHESTER, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2008--Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO) has been named one of America's Most Admired Companies for 2008, as reported in the March 17th edition of Fortune magazine.
The Company is ranked second in the Food Production category, up from fifth last year. This is the fourth consecutive year that Corn Products International has been named to the list, which identifies the leading companies in 64 industries.
Fortune compiled its 26th annual Most Admired Companies list by surveying industry executives, directors and analysts who rate companies on such key criteria as investment value, fiscal soundness, quality of management and social responsibility.
About the Company
Corn Products International is one of the world's largest corn refiners and a major supplier of high-quality food ingredients and industrial products derived from the wet milling and processing of corn and other starch-based materials. The Company, headquartered in Westchester, Ill., is a leading worldwide producer of dextrose and a major regional producer of starch, high fructose corn syrup and glucose. In 2007, Corn Products International reported record net sales and diluted earnings per share of $3.4 billion and $2.59, respectively, with operations in 15 countries at 35 plants, including wholly owned businesses, affiliates and alliances. For more information, visit www.cornproducts.com.