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
NPR | September 27, 2021
As More People Eat Plant-Based Meats, Midwest Farmers Give Peas A Chance
Bean and pea farming is gaining traction in the Midwest as demand increases for the products and the conservation benefits become more clear. Fueled by the rise of meat alternatives, consumers have been eating more and more dry peas, chickpeas, lentils and beans. Bags of lentils or canned chickpeas aren’t a surprising sight in a […]
Western Ag Network | September 23, 2021
Selecting Right Seed Variety is Important for Winter Wheat Planting This Fall
Another wheat harvest in the books for another year and believe it or not farmers are already back in the fields planting the 2022 winter wheat crop. And given this year’s wide-spread drought, Columbia Grain International Seed Division Manager Paul Porter says selecting the right seed variety is very important this fall. “Farmers need to […]
Seed Today | September 21, 2021
Columbia Grain International Addresses the Critical Role of the Supply Chain and the Rising Costs to the Agriculture Industry
Columbia Grain International supports its farmer network across the PNW region and brings key consultancy insight to streamline efficiences. The COVID-19 pandemic has illustrated the importance of supply chains in maintaining a strong economy in which consumers have reliable access to food. While the food supply chain has shown resiliency, disruptions have highlighted the challenges […]