BroadGrain Commodities Expands International Presence with Launch of BroadGrain Africa Ltd.
<p class="text-heading">November 27, 2013</p><p>BroadGrain Commodities announced today the opening of BroadGrain Africa Ltd., headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. BroadGrain will have an active operating presence in Kano (northwest Nigeria), Burkina Faso and Niger. BroadGrain Africa will focus on sourcing locally-produced specialty crops for sale within Nigeria and for export to international markets.<br />“Our investment in Africa signals our ongoing commitment to developing strong supply-side relationships directly with producers throughout the world. This investment reflects our belief in the strong potential of connecting Africa’s producers with our international sales network” said Jason Phillips, Vice-President of Strategic Business Development. <br />BroadGrain Commodities Inc. is a privately-owned Canadian corporation focused on domestic Canadian grain handling and international grain trading with annual revenues exceeding $500 million dollars and annual volume over 1.5 million metric tonnes. BroadGrain is headquartered in Toronto, with a principal domestic trading office in Stratford, Ontario and international offices in Jordan, Ukraine, France, Nigeria, China (opening in 2014) and Dubai (opening in 2014). Domestically, BroadGrain has elevator and trading operations in Seaforth and Brinston, Ontario and a processing facility in Dafoe, Saskatchewan.</p>