Ecom Agroindustrial Corp. Ltd is a global commodity trading and processing company focusing on coffee, cotton, and cocoa in major producing and consuming countries, with ancillary agricultural operations in oilseeds and hogs (pigs).
Ecom is one of the top three merchants in coffee, one of the largest coffee millers in the world, and amongst the top five merchants in both cotton and cocoa. The company turnover in 2011 was in excess of $4 billion and in that year handled approximately 11 million bags of coffee, 2 million bales of cotton and 250,000 tons of cocoa, making it a top tier participant in each of its core businesses.
With over 150 years of market experience, Ecom Agroindustrial Corp. is committed to responsible leadership within the soft commodities industry. Its global operations rely on its extensive knowledge and experience in supply chain improvement, risk management and client focused distribution to create a valuable and profitable environment for our suppliers, customers, shareholders and employees.
It is a uniquely origin-integrated company, meaning it is focused on buying from producers at origin, providing primary processing, logistics and risk management services and selling to the branded product manufacturers. Origin-integration allows the company to act as the sole intermediary and an integrated supplier, partnering stakeholders throughout the supply chain from local farmers to primary processers and manufacturers to help improve the health, education and environmental training of the local source communities and ensure sustainable industry for generations to come.
With over 160 years of market experience and bearing family-owned values that persist today, Ecom is committed to responsible leadership in the soft commodities industry. Its global operations rely on extensive knowledge and experience in global and local markets, supply chain improvement, risk management and client-focused distribution to create a valuable and profitable environment for its suppliers, customers, shareholders and employees.
Today, Ecom’s operations span 18 countries and is a global leader in all of its core businesses - coffee, cotton and cocoa. Ecom is proud to be family-held, with the families of four brothers controlling 94% of the company.
The mercantile mentality of the Esteve family originates in Barcelona in the mid-19th century during the textile boom. From these origins, a trading company emerged in the United States that reached into Texas, Mexico and Brazil. In the mid-1960s the sales and business centre for Europe was established in Switzerland, where the headquarters today in Lausanne was founded.
The achievements of over 160 years in business have been due in no small part to Ecom’s global team of committed, experienced managers. Senior management has an average 34 years of industry experience. The company maintains a strong presence in key production countries and regions with family members as well as professional managers located at origin to oversee and control the activities.
OOO Agroprom Vostok was established in Moscow in 2014 as ECOM's cocoa sales office. Its mission its to serve the Russian and CIS confectionery industry. Agroprom Vostok is able to import, store and deliver liquor, butter, powder and beans to any destination in Russia and the CIS.
The company offers a wide range of qualities originating from the factories in which the ECOM group holds equity stakes: Dutch Cocoa in Amsterdam, JB Cocoa in Malaysia, Tulip in Amsterdam, AMCO in Mexico.
Clients looking for alternative brands may as well contact our Moscow office. We hold a stock of the most popular cocoa product brands in our warehouses either in Moscow or Tallinn.