Trident Ireland was established in 2007 to provide a range of feed ingredients and high performance feed additives to the feed industry in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Trident Ireland is a joint venture between AB Agri and the Arvum Group.
AB Agri is the Agriculture business of Associated British Foods plc. Associated British Foods is a diversified international agriculture, food, ingredients and retail group with global sales of £8.2bn, and 96,000 employees in 44 countries. The group has within its portfolio a number of market leading businesses and brands, these include Penneys, Twinings, Ryvita, Ovaltine, and British Sugar.
Today, AB Agri operates through more than 15 individual businesses. It is the UK’s market leader in almost all of the sectors in which it operates and is fast expanding its global footprint to become a major international agri-business.
KW Trident is a business of AB Agri and markets over 1.2 million tonnes of feed products in the UK including over 450,000T of sugar beet pulp each year and approximately 170,000T of distiller’s grains produced by the Scottish distilling industry. KW Trident works closely with Trident Ireland to procure and market sugar beet pulp and distillers grains in Ireland.
The Arvum Group is a diverse and innnovative group of independently operating businesses that invests in Irish Agriculture. The Group has interests in seed, agronomy, animal nutrition, farm auditing services and biofuels. The Arvum Group invests in businesses which develop and introduce innovative technology that help secure a competitive and sustainable future for Irish agri-food production. The Arvum Group is the partner of AB Agri in providing co-product solutions to Ireland's largest food and drinks producers in both the feed and non-feed areas. Trident Ireland operates from the Arvum Group offices at Ballymountain, Waterford.
The USDA report of a few weeks back is a distant memory at this stage and the global grain trade is very focused on watching crops developing across the planet. The USDA gave us 110 million tonnes more corn than last year and 46 million tonnes more wheat......Mike Shields