Mississippi Soy Grower Shares US Soy Sustainability Message at 55th European Commodities

first_imgAmerican Soybean Association (ASA) Director Willard Jack, Belzoni, Miss., had the chance to interact with key players in the European grain and oilseeds industry earlier this month at the 55th European Commodities Exchange in Barcelona, Spain.The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) had a booth at the event, which drew European importers, exporters, crushers, feed industry, milling industry, freight companies and surveyors. Jack joined Belinda Burrier, United Soybean Board (USB) director from Union Bridge, Maryland to share first-hand experiences about American producers’ commitment to growing high quality and sustainably produced soybeans at the exhibit.More than 400 people, representing the main feed and meat companies in Europe as well as crushers and importers, stopped by the booth to learn about USSEC.For the soy value chain, senior level managers represented all of the major companies, including Bunge, Cargill, ADM, Dreyfus, Nidera, Noble, Glencore, Cefetra, BTG Patual, Gavilon, CHS, CME Group and FCStone. Nearly 3,000 people, mostly from Europe but also from the U.S., Brazil, Argentina, China, Japan, and North Africa, attended as registered visitors.last_img