About Us

Unified Group is a trading company with a global approach to the world grain and protein meals market, and other sub products. We source product from Latin American, European, Central Asian and Africa, wherever possible sourcing from new, but viable supply channels.

Unified Group’s primary “Trading Desk” is based in Komatipoort, South Africa with connections to the major suppliers of grains, protein meals and other soft commodities in the world. We are further supported through strong relationships with banks in South Africa

Unified Group is able to source agricultural products on an FOB, C&F or CIF basis.

Unified Group activities cover the whole scope of farm activities supplying seeds, fertilizers, agrochemicals, animal feeds, agricultural lime and the procurement / marketing of all grains, oilseeds and pulses. Unified Group’s field staff are trained experienced individuals able to offer professional advice on the market in addition to the products and services we can offer.

Through our effective farm presence we are able to offer consumers a service second to none in supplying consistent quality when and where it is required. Facilitating direct contact is integral in enabling our farm growers access to our consumers customers and vice versa. Unified Group in doing this can add value to both information flows and be an efficient “go between”

Unified Group has been active in South Africa since 1981 and now employs over 100 people in twelve locations. Our headquarters are based in Komatipoort and Cape Town.

Unified Group investments in South Africa

Unified Group makes further expansions in its grain origination business by opening five new offices.

Unified Group purchases Sugar Direct, a sugar distribution business in South Africa and neighbouring countries.

2009 Unified Group expanded its grains and oilseeds trading business to include direct origination and opens offices across the country.

2004 Unified Group established its risk management business in South Africa.

1996 Unified Group established its coal business in the Southern African region. We continue to this day to source coal for our network of international customers.

Unified Group provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and nearly 150 years of experience. We have 145,000 employees in 67 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.