At a Glance

Customer and supplier focused

Our 19,800 customers range from multi-national, world famous brands to small family run businesses. Each one depends on us to provide goods and services that are safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required specification. Our customers also rely on us to help them innovate and create new opportunities.

We can only continue to meet these needs by ensuring that our business is resilient and differentiated, creating value for all stakeholders from farmers to investors, communities to governments. Across 60 countries, our team of 74,500 full-time, contract and seasonal staff work hard to achieve this.


Our value chain

Our heritage is in the sourcing (‘origination’) and traditional supply chain segments with an estimated 4.8 million farmers growing and supplying the crops we sell to customers. But we have also evolved to develop end-to-end supply chain capacity with our own plantations, concessions and farms, processing, and manufacturing. 

Our upstream farming operations include almond orchards, coffee plantations, a rice farm, oil palm and rubber plantations, forestry concessions and dairy farms.

Our midstream processing operations include wheat milling, sugar refining, peanut ingredients manufacturing as well as cocoa processing.

Thanks to our experience in Africa, we have also built a strong downstream network to bring our products to consumers. Our Packaged Foods business manufactures, markets and sells food products such as biscuits, tomato paste and yoghurt drink products in Nigeria and Ghana.

We’re proud to have built a formidable base of knowledge and expertise in food supply chain and commodity distribution pipelines. Our relationships with farmers, distributors, and marketers around the world are built on years of trade and trust, and are one of our most valuable, unique, and enduring assets as a company.

Our vision

To be the most differentiated and valuable global food and agri-business by 2040.

Our governing objective

To maximise long-term intrinsic value for our continuing shareholders. 

Our purpose

To re-imagine global agriculture and food systems.

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