fenaco Cereales, oilseeds, feedstuffs markets cereals, oilseeds and grain legumes from Swiss collection centres to various mills and oil plants. We also procure raw products, roughage and specialities of all kinds from Switzerland and abroad for the food and compound feed industry and for livestock farmers. In Switzerland, we have trading offices in Puidoux (VD), Bern, Sursee (LU) and Winterthur (ZH) as well as a customs office in Basel. Our own operating locations are the Auhafen in Birsfelden (BL) and the Silo Olten (SO). Our international presence is organised under the umbrella of the Swiss Grana Group with the companies granaagro Deutschland GmbH with sites in Lörrach, Kiefersfelden and Berlin, granaagro Czechia s.r.o. in Olomouc (CZ) and granaagro Danubia s.r.l. in Giroc (RO).
We have been promoting innovation and building sustainable partnerships since 1993.
Opening of the organic trading location of granaagro Deutschland GmbH in Berlin
Opening of the company’s own customs clearance office in Basel
Acquisition of Interagra GmbH and relocation of the site to Lörrach
Acquisition of the swiss grana group with sites in the Czech Republic and Germany, as well as the Olten silo
Opening of the Auhafen silo and transhipment site in Birsfelden
Acquisition of an area at the Auhafen in Muttenz for building authorisation and start of planning for the silo site
Extension of the marketing strategy for roughage to include ANI products
Support for the cultivation of European soya and membership of the “Donau Soja” association
Establishment of the Swiss Soya Network as a founding member
Extension of import sourcing as well as national contract production with organic products via Ressort Bio
Launch of the marketing of milling grains and oilseeds with the SUISSE GARANTIE mark of origin for the 2009 harvest
One of the first companies in Switzerland to achieve certification according to ISO 22000
Unloading of the first shipment of soybean meal in compliance with the Basel Criteria and ProTerra certified at Basel Harbour
Launch of the ANILuz and ANIpelli brands on the roughage market, as well as the Suisse-Premium quality standard for milling grains
The fenaco business unit for cereals, oilseed and animal feed trade launches the soya brand “Proforest” in order to ensure soya imports from sustainable agriculture
Launch and first sowing of high oleic rapeseed following two years of experience with mid oleic rapeseed – then continuous market expansion into high oleic low linoleic rapeseed, which has a market share today of around 30%
Establishment of the strategic business unit for cereals, oilseed and animal feed trade and contractual integration of LANDI / collection points into the MAXI marketing concept for bread cereals and oilseeds
Deregulation of the bread cereals and oilseed market, with transfer of the home-produced cereals and oilseed centres to the animal feed trade, and a remit for the market development of bread cereals / oil seeds
Grouping of the six home-produced cereals and oilseed centres of fenaco to create a national unit
Reorganisation of the animal feed trade departments into a national unit; coarse fodder trade is extended
1993 Merger of six agricultural cooperative associations with a tradition going back more than one hundred years to form fenaco cooperative.