Our Mission is to cultivate high-quality ingredients from our local farmers to nourish the world, safely.
Here at Columbia Grain International (CGI), we are dedicated to cultivating the growth of the food supply chain in the northwestern region of the United States to ensure the world receives high-quality grains, pulses, oilseeds, and organics. Our legacy is rooted in consistency, quality, and reliability of supply. We are the bridge between the producer and consumer, supported by over 40 years of experience.
As a vertically-integrated company, we operate assets, including grain elevators, processing plants, and agronomy centers, which stretch across the northern tier of the United States. We’ve developed partnerships with over 8,000 farmers to fulfill crop demands from our customers who require superior food products, which are then purchased by consumers worldwide. CGI provides trusted solutions for a farm-to-table philosophy that nourishes the world, safely.
CGI has spent the last 40 years developing a reliable, sustainable and traceable supply chain from our farmers to your customers.
President and CEO of
Columbia Grain International,
Jeff Van Pevenage
AgTech, consistent supply and cost control, value chain optimization and transparency are the key driving effects of vertical integration in the ag industry.
Source: Dongoski, Rob. (3 January, 2020).
“How vertical integration is
impacting food and agribusiness.”
Ernst & Young
From Our Fields
to Our Customers
Our highly-networked presence throughout the supply chain and our commitment to consistent quality has earned us loyal, long-term partnerships with customers around the world. We work with our producers to utilize crop rotations to reduce the amount of non-renewable energy inputs over time. We are committed to doing our part to help the environment and preserve an ecological balance.
This is CGI
Latest News & Press
Pacific Northwest Ag Network | November 19, 2020
Pandemic Increased Pulse Popularity Across the Northwest, Country
When the coronavirus pandemic started, a variety of items flew off local grocery store shelves. Meat, milk, toilet paper, and….pulses According to Columbia Grain CEO, Jeff Van Pevenage lentils, chickpeas, dry peas and beans became incredibly popular at the onset of the pandemic, mainly due to their long shelf life and ease of use. He […]
Valley City Times-Record | November 11, 2020
CGI Celebrates Veterans Day With Donation to Sanborn Veterans Park
Valley City, ND – Columbia Grain International (CGI), a global leader in the origination, processing, logistics, and distribution of high-quality bulk grains, pulses, edible beans, oilseeds, and organics for the northern tier of the United States, has donated to the Sanborn Veterans Park in Sanborn, North Dakota, just in time for Veterans Day on November […]
Western Ag Network | November 02, 2020
Pulses are the Ideal Regenerative Ag Crop
COVID-19 has fueled an unprecedented demand for pulse crops like lentils, chickpeas, dry peas and beans. It’s also coincided with a renaissance in regenerative agriculture and a strong interest in healthy, immune-boosting plant-based diets. Pulse crops are helping to overhaul American diets and play a large role in organic and regenerative agriculture. And agribusiness companies […]