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Headquarters: 50 Main St.
White Plains, NY 10606
Employees: 35,000
CEO: Alberto Weisser

Stock Symbol: BG

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Bunge is a leading agribusiness and food company with integrated operations that circle the globe, stretching from the farm field to the retail shelf.

Bunge's 35,000 employees at over 450 facilities in 30 countries are dedicated to improving the global agribusiness and food production chain by:

- manufacturing fertilizer and animal feed for farmers;

- originating oilseeds and grains from the world's primary growing regions and transporting them to customers worldwide;

- crushing oilseeds to make meal for the livestock industry and oil for the food processing, food service and biofuel industries;

- producing bottled oils, mayonnaise, margarines and other food products for consumers; and

- milling wheat and corn for food processors, bakeries, brewers and other commercial customers.

Bunge ranks as:

- One of the world's largest oilseed processors
- One of the world's largest sellers of bottled vegetable oil to consumers and a leading supplier of premium edible oils to the U.S. foodservice industry
- The world's largest corn dry miller
- The largest manufacturer and seller of fertilizer and a leading supplier of animal feed in Brazil

In 2012, Bunge reported record revenues of $60.99 billion, up from $56.09 billion, and net income of $64 million.

Soren Schroder, currently CEO of Bunge North America, will succeed the retiring Alberto Weisser as CEO of the company on June 1.


Johann Peter Gottlieb Bunge founded Bunge & Co. in Amsterdam, Netherlands as an export trading firm. Bunge would maintain a prominent role in world grain markets for the next 200 years.

The company began trading commodities in the U.S. in 1918.

Bunge moves its global headquarters from Amsterdam to White Plains, NY in 1999 to be closer to financial markets. The company went public on the NYSE in 2001.

Updated April 28, 2013

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