Olam is one of the world’s largest cotton companies and a universal supplier of all cotton growths to the world’s textile markets. Today, we have a global supply network of over 100,000 farmers, ginners and suppliers, matched by an established and diversified customer base across all our markets. We maintain cotton operations around the globe.
We have a dominant presence in Africa, with ginning operations in six countries as well as long-standing relationships with cotton marketing boards and ginners across all cotton producing countries. We are also the leading supplier of medium and extra-long staple cotton from Central Asia. In India, we have established an extensive origination infrastructure across all of the country’s major growing regions. In the USA, we have a well-diversified presence across four States and are a leading supplier of Pima, SJV and Certified Fibermax cotton varieties. In Brazil we have long standing relationships with growers and have a significant share in export and domestic markets. With our acquisition of Queensland Cotton in 2008, Australia, we have a significant market share and are one of the largest ginner and exporters. The dominant prescence is anchored on strong relationships with growers.
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