The conference was attended by managers across the supply chain – grain producers, millers, feed/food/beverage producers, traders and brokers, as well as specialists in finance, shipping, law and the technology that supports them. There were over 80 speakers and over 30 sessions, including Dan Basse's assessment of the 2019 harvest season and trade forecasts for 2020. There were around 1,000 attendees from 65 countries, including more than 100 procurement executives from major grain processing and food/feed companies – so wherever you focus on the global market, you would find potential new trading partners.
Companies such as Mondelez,AB InBev,ADM, Cargill,United Grain Company, Nibulon, Louis Dreyfus, AllSeeds,ED&F Man, Wadi Groupwerepresent.
Presentations were made at the event, which were accompanied by discussions, and the following issues were discussed:
- Food traceability and sustainability
- In-depth analysis of physical and financial trade markets - Impact of feed production on grain trade -
the 2019 harvest season and forecasts for 2020
In addition, there is a new network application Global Grain Events,thanks to which you can search for participants and potential partners in the list of delegates four weeks before the conference, send messages and make appointments.