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
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.
ABOUT CORN PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL
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 www.cornproducts.com.
SOURCE: Corn Products International, Inc.
Corn Products International, Inc.
Investor: Dave Prichard, (708) 551-2592
Media: Mark Lindley, (708) 551-2602