Food, Agriculture & Chemicals GroupAgri Business Division

Major Products and Areas

  • Sales of agri-inputs (crop protection products, fertilizers, seeds, Helena-brand products)
  • Subcontracting services for fertilization and crop protection products dispersion
  • Provision of precision agriculture and other technical services
  • Contract crop protection products formulation
  • Fertilizer raw materials
  • Grain & Oilseed (corn, wheat, barley, soy, vegetables, edible beans etc.) Procurement and Export Business in the U.S.

Our Strengths

Global expansion of the agri-input business

Helena is an agri-input sales company, with “People, Products, and Knowledge” as its core assets. It has established a firm position as one of the top sales companies in the industry through a direct sales network with farmers across the U.S. It aims to further evolve by adapting to the ever-changing market environment. Marubeni owns major agri-input retailers in the U.K. and the Netherlands, as well as fertilizer/crop protection products manufacturers and retailers in Japan, Malaysia, and Myanmar, and is globally expanding the agri-input business.

  • Agricultural advice from experts (Mertens)
    Agricultural advice from experts (Mertens)
  • Fertilizer application business (Helena)
    Fertilizer application business (Helena)
  • Contributing to Myanmar agriculture through fertilizer supply and guidance (Marubeni Myanmar Fertilizer)
    Contributing to Myanmar agriculture through fertilizer supply and guidance (Marubeni Myanmar Fertilizer)

Grain Procurement and Export Business in the U.S.

Marubeni owns Gavilon Agriculture Investment, Inc. (“Gavilon”), Columbia Grain International, LLC (“Columbia Grain”), and Pacificor, LLC (“Pacificor”) in the U.S., which is the largest grain producing and exporting country in the world. The grain is procured by Gavilon and Columbia Grain, and exported to Japan and other countries around the world through Pacificor’s shipping facilities. These Marubeni Group companies work closely together to achieve a stable supply of grain.

  • Gavilon pickup terminal
    Gavilon pickup terminal
  • Columbia Grain pickup terminal
    Columbia Grain pickup terminal
  • Pacificor CET shipping terminal
    Pacificor CET shipping terminal