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Jolly Grain Giants

(Excerpted from Chapter 14: Saddam’s Banker in Atlanta: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In October 1988 Henry Kissinger joined the board of Continental Grain, the French Fribourg family-controlled private firm that was the second largest grain company in the world until its 1999 merger with Cargill.  Cargill is the grain trade’s biggest fish and is privately held by the Minneapolis-based Cargill and MacMillan families. Continue reading