As one of the world’s leading merchants of grains and oilseeds, Cargill connects producers and users of grains and oilseeds around the globe. We operate on an integrated global basis to source, store, trade, process and distribute grains and oilseeds including wheat, corn, oilseeds, barley and sorghum, as well as vegetable oils and meals. We have a broad global presence in grain origination, shipping and processing, offering a range of farmer services and risk management solutions, and have significant expertise in handling identity preserved and differentiated products.
In France, our agricultural supply chain activities include:
- Processing, importing and exporting grains and oilseeds
- Producing sunflower oil, rapeseed oil, sunflower meal and rapeseed meal
Helping our partners thrive
We import, export and process grains (wheat, corn and barley) and oilseeds (sunflower and rapeseeds). We source grains and oilseeds for our processing plants in France and for export to other European countries and beyond.
We work hard to make our customers' businesses more successful. These include customers in industries such as: food processing and manufacturing; animal nutrition; biodiesel; and the European agrifood sector.
Our capabilities and resources
Our grain and oilseeds trading activities are located in Nantes. Our facilities in Saint-Nazaire and Montoir-de-Bretagne process sunflower and rapeseed crop into oils for foods and industrial applications.
Rapeseed meal is a by-product of our crushing operations at Montoir-de-Bretagne. This meal, which is high in vegetable protein, is sold into the animal feed market.