January 31, 2018
| ED&F Man BIBO ship makes 300th voyage
One of ED&F Man’s sugar transport ships, the CHL Innovator, marked a milestone in her history when on 31 January she docked in Dunkirk, France, to load her 300th cargo.
During her 32 years of service with ED&F Man, CHL Innovator has carried approximately 5.7 million tonnes of sugar and...
December 22, 2017
| Volcafe Way launches partner web site
The Volcafe Way, Volcafe’s unique integrated supply chain strategy, has launched a new web site that provides buying partners access to extensive producer data and field reports.
Drawing on the expertise of Volcafe’s field teams, the Volcafe Way pools their collective knowledge within a global...
November 13, 2017
| ED&F Man reduces carbon emissions by 10%
Energy savings in ED&F Man’s industrial assets have resulted in a 10% reduction in carbon emissions over the period 2014-16. In its most recent Corporate Social Responsibility report, the company highlighted the main contributing factors as a 20% and 34% respective drop in the consumption of...
October 27, 2017
| Pulses – superfood for the future
The world faces a challenge. Today, around 800 million people suffer from chronic hunger and roughly two billion live with one or more micronutrient deficiencies, while over half a billion people are clinically obese. By 2050, according to the United Nations, we will need to raise overall food...
September 13, 2017
| Volcafe promotes female coffee farmers
Volcafe, ED&F Man’s specialty coffee trading business, has developed a new blend of coffee sourced entirely from female coffee farmers in Guatemala. Known as ‘La Morena’, in reference to azucar morena (brown sugar) because of its sweet taste, it is sold online to small scale roasters in the...