Founded in 1851, Louis Dreyfus Company is at the heart of the agricultural industry, with a diversified portfolio covering the entire value chain, from origination to distribution. We are a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods, operating a significant network of assets around the world. We help people around the world meet their everyday needs for nourishment: getting the right product to the right location, at the right time. Our diversified product range, extensive geographical reach, integrated value chain, best-in-class risk management, merchandizing expertise, and strong community relationships, all ensure that Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) performs consistently amidst changing markets. Approximately 90% of LDC is owned by the Louis Dreyfus Group, with the balance held by employees.