Following our commitment to eliminate deforestation and conversion of native vegetation for agricultural purposes from our supply chains by 2025, we spoke with Murilo Parada, Chief Sustainability Officer at Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), to find out more about the journey to meeting this key target in our sustainability roadmap. Can you elaborate on the rationale […]Read more
Women smallholder farmers represent more than 40% of the agricultural workforce in developing countries. These women work to ensure food security for their communities and, in so doing, help to support climate resilience and bolster local economies. And yet, prevailing patriarchal cultures mean they are often disadvantaged compared to men, in terms of access to education, economic resources and land, which reduces their ability to produce food and generate an income, hindering their families’ food security, health and livelihoods.
When our Madrid office opened in 1922, it was largely dedicated to grains marketing throughout Spain and Portugal. Over the last century, it has evolved into an important hub for the Group’s trading, execution and distribution activities, with strong links to all our business lines across the world.
What goes into making an outstanding cup of coffee? Apart from the obvious (high quality beans and hot water), it turns out that behind every cup of LDC coffee lies a wealth of experience, a good deal of science, a host of highly trained taste buds – and a great nose.