Count Atlanta in the list of cities hoping to land the global headquarters of agricultural giant Archer Daniels Midland, a roughly $90 billion company that would be the largest business based in Georgia if it comes.
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Staff writer Katie Leslie contributed to this article.
Basics on Archer Daniels Midland
ADM has about 30,000 employees around the world. It processes agricultural products such as corn, wheat, cocoa and oilseeds into a variety of oils, syrups, sweeteners, biofuels and other products. Its product lines include animal feed, as well as ingredients for food for people. The company has more than 265 processing plants and a deep transportation network for crops it taps into around the world. Its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
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