CBH Group enters into an agreement with Wide Open Agriculture for distribution of carbon neutral grain

AUSTRALIA – The CBH Group has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Wide Open Agriculture (WOA) to explore certification, marketing and global distribution of carbon neutral grain. The Western Australia-based company, WOA is focused on delivering regenerative food products to conscious consumers in Australia and South East Asia, particularly through its Dirty Clean Food website. CBH, which is also Western Australia-based and 100% owned and controlled by local grain growers, is one of the country’s leading grain organisations with end-to-end operations across grain storage, handling, transport, marketing…

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CBH completes US$164m expansion to enhance supply chain efficiency

AUSTRALIA – Australia’s leading grain merchant, CBH Group has invested A$240 million (US$164m) in the network this year to enhance supply chain efficiency, maintain the network and expand storage capacity. The investment, which is the Group’s biggest ever investment in the network has seen the company add approximately 1 million tonnes of new permanent storage, installed throughput enhancement projects at 36 receival sites and set up 16 new weighbridges. This forms part of CBH’s ongoing investment into the network to keep fees competitive, increase throughput capacity and efficiency and meet…

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CBH Group appoints Simon Stead as Deputy Chairman of the Board

AUSTRALIA – Australia’s leading grain handler, CBH Group has appointed member director Simon Stead as deputy chairman of the board, effective immediately. Mr Stead has been a Member Director of the CBH Board since 2015 and is the CBH appointed representative on the Co-operatives WA Council. He is also a member of the Industry Advisory Board of the UWA Institute of Agriculture and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He runs a mixed cropping, sheep and cattle operation in Cascade and Dalyup in the Esperance port…

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CBH Group expands grain storage capacity in Chadwick after US$11.4m investment

AUSTRALIA – The CBH Group has said that it has expanded its Chadwick grain receival site near Esperance after completing the US$11.4 million investment across its network. The company has added 80,000 tonnes of new permanent storage at the facility, expanding its capabilities in handling, marketing and processing grain while reaching its customers with better services. The upgrade includes 4 new closed circular cells that takes Chadwick’s total storage capacity to 655,000 tonnes, making it one our largest receival sites within the network. CBH, which is Australia’s largest exporter of…

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CBH Group receives second largest harvest on record at 16.4 million tons

AUSTRALIA – Leading Australian grain merchant, CBH Group has completed its second biggest harvest on record with 16.4 million tonnes of grain received across the CBH network during the 2018-19 season. According to CBH General Manager Operations David Capper, the season performed well above expectations and in comparison to other periods in the years before. The group said that during the period, harvest records were broken across many of its receival sites including the Kwinana Zone with a total of 8.0 million tonnes delivered, beating the previous record of 7.5…

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