MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Bunge Global SA is marking a century in Australia throughout October, hosting an event with more than 100 local partners at Lake Towerrinning, Moodiarrup, Western Australia, and giving back to the communities in which operates.

Bunge (Australia) Pty. Ltd. was established in Melbourne in 1923, focusing on grain trading in the wheat and barley export markets. A century later, Bunge brings grains and oilseeds from Western Australia to countries in Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. The company operates a port terminal in Bunbury, two storage facilities in Arthur River and Kukerin, and a country head office in Melbourne.

St. Louis, Missouri, US-based Bunge is a world leader in agribusiness, food and ingredients. In recent years, Bunge in Australia has been growing its volumes steadily and registered a record year in export volumes in 2022. The company continues to grow and is currently developing projects to expand storage capacity in the region. Recently, Bunge completed the construction of a new silo in Bunbury, adding additional capacity.

As part of the anniversary celebrations, Bunge has been organizing volunteering initiatives during October to support local groups focused on addressing hunger and food access. Bunge said it will continue to focus on growing and developing its business in Australia with a strong commitment to sustainability and aiming to leave a positive mark on the communities where it operates. 

“We are proud to celebrate 100 years in Australia and are grateful to all the growers and business partners we work with to build a reliable, sustainable and transparent supply chain,” said Stephen Bennett, country lead in Australia for Bunge. “We are honored to have served wheat, barley, canola and oat customers all over the world, pioneering solutions for growers to get their grain and oilseeds to the international market in and efficient and cost-effective way to maximize value creation for the rural communities we operate. Bunge’s global network and strong footprint worldwide offers local growers in Western Australia easy access to global markets, and we are always on the lookout to unlock new opportunities for their products.”