One of the main business areas of Atro Trade is an international trading of grain products. Our activity provides effective buying and selling of grain and oil-bearing crops.
The key to our company’s success is the team of professionals with experience in marketing, market risk analysis and consulting. Favorable conditions of cooperation that we offer our partners make us a strong chain in the system of agricultural products supply from agrarians to consumers.
We trade with the most valued products in the grain market such as wheat, barley, corn and soya. The company doesn’t intend to stop at our currently achieved results and is ready for cooperation with partners in new areas.
We value reliable suppliers and are able to recognize new perspectives of the market.
Wheat is the main food source for millions of people. According to UNO data 20% of calories consumed in the world come from products made from wheat. For agricultural producers, this crop is in priority next to corn and barley.
Wheat cultivation started around 10 000 years ago on the territory of Asia Minor (currently Turkey). Nowadays, it is the key crop on the world grain market. The average amount of its production is 700-750 million tons annually.
Today, China is the largest wheat producer in the world. It is followed by USA, India, Russia, France, Canada, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The main wheat consumers are countries of Asian and Pacific Region, North Africa and Middle East.
Barley is an important food and technical crop. Current level of barley cultivation in the world is increasing. The list of its leading producers include Ukraine, France, Germany, Australia and Canada. The main consumers are Saudi Arabia, China and Japan.
Barley with certain biochemical characteristics is carefully chosen for brewing. Six-rowed spike with a low level of fusel-oil is privileged while processing spirit. High quality barley is of yellow or light-yellow color with a pleasant smell.
Agrarians value barley for being a short crop. The vegetative season of summer barley is only 60-70 days. Beneficial qualities of barley are used in culinary and medicine. Recently, scientists have found that consumption of barley whole grain regulates blood sugar level.
People have been growing corn for 10000 years. Its motherland is considered to be North America. More corn is cultivated in the world than any other grain crop annually.
The biggest amount of corn is grown in the US and China: 55-60% of world production. Other great suppliers of this crop to the world market are also Brazil and Ukraine.
Corn is one of the ingredients of animal feedstuff, cereals, flour, starch, oil and bioethanol. Corn grains include many microelements needed for human body. Calcium salt, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and iron set up a background for unimpaired operation of the organism.
Soya beans are product rich in protein and fats. World production of soya is growing each year. This legume crop is an affordable substitute for meat and milk products. Soya is used for production of flour, cereals, soymilk and ersatz coffee. However, the great bulk is still processed into meal pellets and oil. Soya is grown in more than 70 countries around the world. The biggest producers are the US, Brazil, Argentina and China. The main importer of soya beans is China.In recent decades soya beans have been widely used in vegetarian cuisine. Soya proteins are much better digested than any other plant protein.Soya beans consist of the whole range of important for human body macro and micro- elements. Consumption of soya products contributes to the decrease of blood cholesterol level as well as the risk of cardiovascular disease.