WESTCHESTER, Ill., February 29, 2012 - Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has once again been named as one of America's Most Admired Companies for 2011- 2012, as reported in Fortune Magazine.
This is the sixth time Corn Products has earned the award; the Company is ranked fourth in the food production category. The recognition is posted on Fortune's website and will appear in the March 5, 2012 edition of the magazine.
"We are proud to once again receive this prestigious acknowledgement," said Ilene Gordon, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Corn Products International. "To be named one of America's Most Admired Companies speaks to our dedication and commitment to our customers, employees, stakeholders and to the communities in which we operate."
Fortune compiles its list by surveying company directors, executives and industry observers, who rate companies on such criteria as innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.
Corn Products recently announced that it intends to change its name to Ingredion pending shareholder approval at its annual meeting in May. The new name better reflects the company's position as a leading ingredient supplier to a range of industries.
About the Company
Corn Products International, Inc. is a leading global ingredient provider to the food, beverage, brewing and pharmaceutical industries as well as numerous industrial sectors. The Company produces ingredients that provide valuable solutions to customers in approximately 50 countries. For more information, visit http://www.cornproducts.com/.
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