Archer Daniels Midland noun
Also referred to as ADM. An American food processor and commodities-trading corporation. Their products include food, fuel and feed, but our focus will be food products. The company touts over “400 staple baking ingredients.” ADM is one of the world’s largest processors and suppliers of cocoa and chocolate products. ADM makes Ambrosia, deZaan and Merckens chocolate products, all of which are popular with both commercial candy manufacturers as well as home bakers. They also produce flours, dough conditioners and enhancers, mixes, cocoa, oils, shortenings, and sweeteners such as molasses and corn syrup.