Tag: ADM

Movie: The Informant & High Fructose Corn Syrup

At last the movie, The Informant with Matt Damon can be viewed for public consumption opening in theatres on September 18. I read the book; it was immensely repetitive but still an exciting page turner. Mary Johnson who recommended the book actually went to school with Mark Whitaker, the real informant in the story. Mark […]

Matt Damon Portrays ADM Whistle Blower in Upcoming Movie

Sometime back, I wrote a post about a guy I went to high school with, Mark Whitacre, former President of a subsidiary of ADM – Archer Daniels Midland, known as “The Supermarket to the World”.  He acted as a mole for the FBI, becoming a whistle blower to price fixing while he was an executive there.    […]

High Fructose Corn Syrup: The Shocking Story Behind How It Came to Be

I personally know a whistle blower.  You may have heard of him — Mark Whitacre, former President of a subsidiary of ADM – Archer Daniels Midland, known as “The Supermarket to the World”.  ADM makes a billion dollars a year from the sale of high fructose corn syrup. I know Mark Whitacre because I went to elementary and […]