Overview:Louis Dreyfus Commodities is a global merchandizer of commodities and processor of agricultural goods, operating a significant network of assets around the world. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines (platforms). Since 1851 our portfolio has grown to include Oilseeds, Grains, Rice, Freight, Finance, Coffee, Cotton, Sugar, Juice, Dairy, Fertilizers & Inputs and Metals. We help feed and clothe some 500 million people every year by originating, processing and transporting approximately 80 million tons of commodities. Structured as a matrix organization of 6 geographical regions and 12 platforms, Louis Dreyfus Commodities is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 22 000 people globally at peak season. For more information, visit www.ldcom.com.