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Corn Products International Chosen One of America's 400 Best Big Companies by Forbes Magazine
WESTCHESTER, Ill., Jan 07, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO), a leading global provider of agriculturally derived ingredients to diversified industries, has again been named one of America's 400 Best Big Companies by Forbes magazine.

This is the fifth year that Corn Products International has earned a spot on Forbes' Platinum List of America's Best Big Companies. The recognition appears in the January 12, 2009, edition of the magazine. Corn Products International is among 17 companies listed in the "Food, Drink and Tobacco" category, one of 26 industries included in the list.

Forbes reviewed nearly 1,000 publicly traded companies with annual revenues of $1 billion or more for potential inclusion on its list. Assessment criteria included sales and earnings growth (short- and long-term), debt to total capital, stock market returns, governance ratings and earnings outlook.

Forbes has published its Platinum List since 1999.


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. The Company has operations in 15 countries at 34 plants, including wholly owned businesses, affiliates and alliances. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Corn Products International, Inc.

Corn Products International, Inc. 
Investor: Dave Prichard, (708) 551-2592 
Media: Mark Lindley, (708) 551-2602