Headed by the Rotterdam-based company Cefetra Group B.V., the Cefetra Group consists of various agricultural commodity trading and supply chain management companies, with leading brands within the agribusiness: Cefetra, Tracomex, Premium Crops, Royal Ingredients Group, BioCore, Sedaco and Cefetra Dairy. Together, these companies employ more than 500 people in 35 offices located in 20 countries around the world, and work closely together to guarantee the best possible service to their customers. They develop supply chains with suppliers and create value by sourcing raw materials and supplying the international food and feed industry. Together they supply more than 21 million tons of agricultural bulk and specialties.
Since 2013 the Cefetra Group is part of the German BayWa group of companies. BayWa is a leading trading and services group in Germany and listed on the stock exchange. Its core businesses are agriculture, (renewable) energy and building materials. With more than 17,000 employees in 40 different countries, BayWa has an annual turnover of around 15 billion euros.
With roots in the animal feed industry as a supplier of various proteins, cereals and oilseeds/(veg)oils, the Cefetra Group wants to expand its portfolio in the coming years and transform into a trader of high-quality ingredients. Supported by its clear ‘Road to Ingredients’ strategy, the Group is actively seeking for new growth areas within, particularly, the food, petfood and bioenergy markets. With the development of long-term goals, several companies have recently been established, making the strategy already successful.
As a company, they take good care of their employees and other stakeholders. The tagline “supportive by nature” emphasizes the values of their brands and businesses. Independent, efficient and customer centric are the basis of their unique positioning, supporting the Group’s growth in the coming years.
For Cefetra Group, sustainability is a strong business driver. Since 2020, the group has covered 100% of its electricity needs with renewable energy. In addition, subsequent targets are a 22% reduction in greenhouse gases and energy consumption by 2025, with the ultimate goal of climate neutrality by 2030.
More information can be found at www.baywa.com and www.cefetra.com