Louis Dreyfus to exit dairy business as part of strategic focus

NETHERLANDS – The global agri-merchant firm, Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. has announced decision to exit its dairy business by mid-2019 as part of strategy to focus on core business operations. As one of the leaders in the world's agricultural product trade flows, the company is looking to exit non-core areas and focus on key product…

Louis Dreyfus appoints Kristen Eshak head of Food Innovation and Downstream

NETHERLANDS – The global agricultural and food merchant company, Louis Dreyfus has appointed Kristen Eshak Weldon as head of Food Innovation and Downstream strategy, effective January 1, 2019 and reports to Chief Executive Officer, Ian McIntosh. Before her appointment to the executive role, Kristen Eshak had spent 13 years in positions of increasing responsibility at…

ADM, Bunge, Cargill and Louis Dreyfus partner to put grain trade on blockchain

USA – World’s largest agribusiness companies Archer Daniels Midland Company, Bunge Limited, Cargill Incorporated and Louis Dreyfus Company are looking for a platform to increase transparency and efficiency in global grain trading using blockchain technology. The companies referred to as the ABCDs of global grain trading, are investigating ways to standardize and digitize global agricultural…