PLYMOUTH, Minn., Sept. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced a $100,000 contribution for disaster relief and emergency response efforts in Florida in advance of Hurricane Irma's impact. Funds will support the American Red Cross and Feeding Florida – who each will receive $50,000.
Headquartered in Plymouth, Minn., Mosaic supplies crop nutrition products to the global agriculture industry. Florida is home to many of Mosaic's phosphate production facilities and support operations. Mosaic's contribution to the American Red Cross and Feeding Florida will assist with safety and shelter, food and water, emotional support services, and long-term assistance and cleanup efforts.
"Florida is home to 3,600 Mosaic employees and their families, and our thoughts are with them and our neighbors across Florida as they prepare for Hurricane Irma," said Joc O'Rourke, President and CEO for The Mosaic Company. "With this financial support, the American Red Cross and Feeding Florida will help those in need as they recover from the devastating storms expected to hit the area."
The Mosaic Company is currently executing hurricane preparedness plans and plans to idle its Central Florida phosphate mines and partially idle its concentrate facilities, to facilitate efficient resumption of fertilizer production following the storm. Our priority is keeping people safe and protecting the environment during and after the storm.
About The Mosaic Company
The Mosaic Company is one of the world's leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. Mosaic is a single-source provider of phosphate and potash fertilizers and feed ingredients for the global agriculture industry. More information on the company is available at www.mosaicco.com.
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