A farmer-owned cooperative formed in 1929, CHS has developed to become a Fortune 100 company. With close to $2 billion returned in the past five years, CHS aims to help farmers across the globe become more successful. CHS does this through the development and implementation of a variety of grain, food, and energy solutions, as well as business services such as marketing, animal feed, risk management, financial and insurance services. With more than 11,000 employees in over 27 countries, CHS had $1.1 billion in net income in 2014. Serving over 77,000 customers and farmer-owners, CHS aims to continue to foster and develop long term relationships with customers. CHS also processes and refines over 1.3 billion pounds of soybean and produces 3 million tons of soy bean products at manufacturing and processing facilities in China, Israel, and the United States.