LDC

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We are a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods, operating a significant network of assets around the world. We help people around the world meet their everyday needs for nourishment: getting the right product to the right location, at the right time.

Our diversified product range, extensive geographical reach, integrated value chain, best-in-class risk management, merchandizing expertise, and strong community relationships, all ensure that Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) performs consistently amidst changing markets.

Approximately 90% of LDC is owned by the Louis Dreyfus Group, with the balance held by employees.

Our business

6 Regions and 10 Platforms

LDC is present in 6 regions where we operate 10 different business platforms.

Our Regions

  • Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • North America
  • North Latin America
  • South and West Latin America
  • North Asia
  • South and Southeast Asia

Our Platforms

  • Coffee
  • Cotton
  • Dairy
  • Global Markets*
  • Freight
  • Grains
  • Juice
  • Oilseeds
  • Rice
  • Sugar

* Our Global Markets Platform provides foreign exchange risk management support for the commodity platforms.

Scale and reach

500 million

We help feed and clothe up to 500 million people, originating, processing and transporting approximately 81 million tons of commodities around the world annually

19,000

We employ circa 19,000 people worldwide

100

Active in more than 100 countries

90

More than 90 nationalities represent our multicultural diversity

 

81 million tons

Each year we originate, process and transport approximately 81 million tons of commodities globally

81 million tons

Each year we originate, process and transport approximately 81 million tons of commodities globally

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