Darling International Inc., a global leader in converting edible and inedible bio-nutrient streams into a wide range of ingredients and specialty products for customers in the pharmaceutical, food, pet food, feed, technical, fuel, bioenergy and fertilizer industries, has changed its corporate name to Darling Ingredients Inc. The company's trading symbol, DAR, will not change as a result of this corporate name change.

"We are excited to announce our corporate name change, reflecting the pivotal transformation of the Darling brand. Our new name, Darling Ingredients Inc., better reflects our global presence and focus on creating sustainable food, feed and fuel ingredients for a growing population," said Randall Stuewe, chairman and CEO.

Based in Irving, Texas, Darling Ingredients is the world's largest publicly-traded developer and producer of sustainable natural ingredients from edible and inedible bio-nutrients. It is the parent company to a wide variety of companies, including Dar Pro Solutions, Rothsay, Bakery Feeds, Diamond Green Diesel, Terra Renewal, Nature Safe, Ecoson, Rendac, Sonac, Rousselot, CTH, Besthides and Versagen.