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Global Grain Geneva 2018

From November 13 to 15, 2018, members of the Agro Grain South team visited Global Grain Geneva, the largest annual event in Europe dedicated to grain trade. This conference is one of the main places to get real-time market information and meet new business partners.

The conference was attended by managers of the entire supply chain - grain producers, millers, feed/food/beverage producers, traders and brokers, as well as specialists in finance, shipping, law and technology who support them. There was a seminar on risk management, informative presentations and discussions on the further development of the grain market. There were about 1,000 participants from 550 international companies, including more than 100 purchasing managers from the largest grain processing and food/feed production companies - so wherever you focused 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 Group were present.

Presentations were presented 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 trading markets

The impact of feed production on grain trade