Nidera operates worldwide as a commodity service and solutions provider for the global agricultural markets. Driven and supported by integrated operations, Nidera has an active presence in more than twenty countries. The company was founded in 1920 in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) from which it took its acronym: Netherlands, (East) Indies, Deutschland(Germany), England, Russia and Argentina (NIDERA). Our privately held company employs around 3800 people globally in various commercial, agricultural and industrial operations.
The company’s vision is to create sustainable economic, social and environmental value through our role as a leading multi commodity originator and distributor in the global agriculture markets. We strive to be a reliable, innovative and dynamic business partner that provides the highest quality business solutions and forges strong and long-term relationships with our customers and stakeholders at large, fostering partnerships and open dialogue.
Our Corporate Values
Guided by our Corporate Values of Integrity, Efficiency, Commitment, Respect and Accountability, we conduct our operations and business around the world in a responsible way. These Values help us in fulfilling our purpose and achieving our vision. These Values, which we embrace on our daily work, reflect who we are, what we do, what we expect of ourselves and each other.
Please refer to the section NIDERA VALUES to get insight on Nidera´s CSR and sustainability approach
We are a supply-chain business, an efficient connector between commodity producers and users. Nidera product sales exceed 33 million tons, including all grains, oilseeds, vegetable oils, oilseed meals, agricultural inputs and bio-energy products as well as forward freight engagements.
The group’s core business is the origination, processing, merchandising, trading, handling, storage and shipment of agricultural commodities and bio-energy products. In addition, we distribute agricultural inputs (seeds, nutrients and crop protection), invest in research & development and produce agronomic seeds.
We procure our products from farmers, merchandisers and processors in the major producing areas of the Americas, the Former Soviet Union, Europe and Australia (origins). Nidera’s customers are in Europe, the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East and Asia: Our customers are in the food, feed and bio-energy business, being millers, oilseed crushers and compound-feed manufacturers, regional-food manufacturers, as well as bio-energy producers and distributors (destinations). They rely upon our established global network for consistent supply.
In South America, Nidera is (also) a leading player in the crop technology sector; The South American activity is integrated with domestic agribusiness in grain conditioning and elevation, oilseed crush and vegetable oil refining, and the sale of crop nutrients and protection products as well as agronomic seeds. Nidera is a leading seed research and production company.
The activities of each company within the Group are closely related to the geographic area of operation. Companies in export-oriented countries are primarily dedicated to origination and farm technology, storage, processing and out-shipping of agricultural products. Companies in import-oriented countries are primarily dedicated to the discharge, warehousing, logistics, merchandising and wholesale finance. In addition, the Group also provides financing, logistics and other supply chain services to producers and consumers of commodities.