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Food and agribusiness financing

ING’s Food, Beverage, & Agribusiness Group serves clients across the entire value chain including animal feed, beef, swine and poultry production and processing, beverages, branded food products, dairy, distribution, ethanol and biodiesel, fiber, fruits and vegetables, grain storage and processing, packaging, restaurants, retail, seafood, sugar, timber, and transportation.

With offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia we combine sectoral specialisation with the structuring expertise of our global network to tailor the best balance sheet products and advisory services to our corporate and institutional clients.

Significant change is taking place in the Food and Agribusiness sector.  In addition to needing to feed an estimated global population of 10 billion people by 2050, with an increased class of middle income earners who are eating more protein, the sector is dealing with changing consumer preferences, globalization, an increased focus on sustainability and innovation, margin pressure and climate uncertainty. Our goal is to assist food and agribusinesses companies across the globe tackle these opportunities and challenges head on.

At ING, we believe in creating long-term partnerships with our clients. We are rooted in today but are always looking to tomorrow, which is why we are actively looking to partner with those special food, agribusiness, agritech and foodtech companies that are ready to take the next step in their development.


Inputs Products Processing Further processing Distribution
Seed companies Meat Animal protein* Consumer foods Food distribution
Crop protection Dairy Dairy Baking  Food service 
AG machinery Eggs Grains and oilseeds** Beverages  Food retail 
Animal health and nutrition Fruit and vegetables Sugar Pet food   
  Sugar Biofuels Food and beverage packaging   
    Fruit, vegetables and nuts    
    Pulp and paper    

* Beef, pork, poultry, seafood

** Corn, soybeans, wheat, barley, peas, rice

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