Glencore Agriculture is a market leader in originating, handling, processing and marketing agricultural commodities, including grain, oilseeds, pulses, sugar, rice, cotton, vegetable oils, protein meals and biodiesel.
Our interest in agriculture is through our shareholding in Glencore Agriculture along with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and British Colombia Investment Management Corporation. The integrated business and its ability to supply from alternative origins ensures competitiveness as a supplier and allows Glencore Agriculture to meet the specialised requirements of its customers in destination markets around the world.
Glencore Agriculture has a significant presence in all principal import and export markets. The operations span more than 35 countries worldwide including marketing offices in 34 countries.
Glencore Agriculture is one of the leading exporters from Australia, Canada, South America, EU and CIS, sourcing products directly from producers and farming cooperatives.
With a focus on sustainability, safety, reliability and the high quality of its supply chain, marketing and processing activities, Glencore Agriculture is committed to safeguarding its customers, employees, local communities and the environment.
It has controlled and non-controlled facilities for storage, handling and processing, in strategic locations. Glencore Agriculture is supported by an extensive silo and export elevator network.
Its suppliers are farmers, farming co-operatives, processing plants, local exporters and global merchants. Its customers include the processing industry (food, animal feed and consumer products), local importers and government purchasing entities.