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Our Platforms

  • Grains
  • Cotton
  • Dairy
  • Oilseeds
  • Sugar
  • Metals
  • Fertilizers & Inputs

What we do in Australia

  • Grains: We originate wheat, barley and sorghum from all of Australia’s cropping areas. We provide warehousing solutions for growers and third parties. We transport grains and merchandize these on domestic and international markets.
  • Cotton: We are an integrated cotton supply business, from farms to export destinations. We originate, gin, warehouse and ship cotton and cotton seeds to global markets.
  • Dairy: We originate and ship to international markets a wide variety of dairy products from Australia and New Zealand. We also supply the dairy processing industry with specialized ingredients.
  • Oilseeds: We meet local demand with the import of high quality soybean meal into Australia, direct from our LDC plants in South America.
  • Sugar: We originate raw sugar from Queensland.
  • Metals: We mainly originate copper, zinc and lead concentrates from local Australian mines.
  • Fertilizers & Inputs: We distribute a variety of fertilizer products to Australian farmers, directly via our sales team or through our agents’ network. We also provide comprehensive soil testing services to ensure our customers make the most of the fertilizers we supply them with.

A growing business

100 years of experience

  • We are the oldest continually operating grain trading company in Australia.

7 Platforms in Australia

  • From a single grains platform 100 years ago to 7 platforms today, LDC has more than doubled its business lines in the last 4 years.

150 + people in Australia

  • Over the last 2 years, our number of employees has more than doubled.

A growing number of strategic assets adding value for all our stakeholders

  • 3 large-scale ginning facilities and warehouses across Australia’s main cotton growing area.
  • A fully integrated supply chain on the East Coast, with key investments in grain handling and grower receival sites in New South Wales.
  • 4 new fertilizer warehouses in Western Australia (Kwinana, Geraldton, Albany and Esperance) and other warehouses in South Australia and Victoria.

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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