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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

5 Regions and 12 Platforms

LDC is present in 5 regions where we operate 12 different business platforms.

Our Regions

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

Our Platforms

  • Coffee
  • Cotton
  • Dairy
  • Fertilizers & Inputs
  • Finance*
  • Freight
  • Grains
  • Juice
  • Metals
  • Oilseeds
  • Rice
  • Sugar

* Our Finance 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

22,000

At peak season we employ more than 22,000 people worldwide

100

Active in more than 100 countries

90

More than 90 nationalities represent our multicultural diversity

 

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods, leveraging its global reach and extensive asset network to deliver for its customers around the world - safely, responsibly and reliably. Today we help to feed and clothe some 500 million people, originating, processing and transporting approximately 81 million tons of commodities annually.

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