Our Mission is to safely cultivate high-quality ingredients from our local farmers that nourish the world.
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.
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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.
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Latest News & Press
American Ag Network | September 28, 2022
Talking Harvest, Pulse Crops, Exports and More with Columbia Grain
Jesse Allen is joined by Columbia Grain CEO Jeff Van Pevenage to discuss harvest outlook, exports, pulse crops, more recent facility acquisitions and more
American Ag Network | September 14, 2022
Columbia Grain International Acquires Grafton Farmers Co-op Grain Co.
Columbia Grain International has acquired the grain handling assets of Grafton Farmers Co-op Grain Co., a local cooperative grain originator and merchandiser with locations in Grafton, North Dakota. CGI took operational control of the facilities last month and has maintained a steady flow of business during harvest. The acquisition strengthens CGI’s presence in the Northern […]
Western Ag Netwrok | September 08, 2022
Strong Dollar Creating Challenges for International Customers Wanting to Buy American Commodities
Export markets are vitally important to America’s farmers. And this is especially true for pulse growers. However, Russia’s war on Ukraine has caused a lot of foreign currencies to weaken. Columbia Grain International CEO Jeff Van Pevenage explains it’s making it hard for international customers to afford pulses like lentils, dry beans and chickpeas. “Since […]