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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

A Sustainable
and Traceable
Supply Chain
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

Pulse Pod | February 22, 2021

Trade Talk with Jeff Van Pevenage: Handling the COVID Spike and Preparing for 2021

Last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the U.S., Jeff Van Pevenage was often quoted in media reports about the resulting spike in pulse demand. In this interview, we delve into CGI’s experience last year and also discuss the outlook for 2021.


Western Ag Network | February 18, 2021

Spring Planting Tips for Farmers

Another planting season is just around the corner. To help set farmers up for success this year, the Columbia Grain International Agronomy Division recommends farmers review any disease issues in their fields prior to deciding what to plant. “Well, I think the tips for 2021 are the tried-and-true tips of every spring,” said Columbia Grain […]


Seed Today | February 09, 2021

Columbia Grain International Celebrates World Pulse Day 2021 by Bringing its High-Quality, Balanced Bushel Bean Brand to Consumers Everywhere

Pulses had a record year in 2020, spurred by the pandemic, momentum in the plant-based protein industry, and World Food Programme demand. CGI gears up to launch its first-ever small pack pulse brand, available online and in stores later this year. Portland, OR (February 9, 2021) – For over 42 years, Columbia Grain International has […]