TOUTON GROUP

Touton delivers quality, responsibly sourced cocoa, coffee, vanilla and natural ingredient products to its customers around the globe.

Touton is a leading agro-industrial actor. Our know-how builds on over 170 years’ experience of providing our customers with high quality commodities.

In addition to delivering responsibly-sourced cocoa, coffee, vanilla and natural ingredients, we are now increasing our engagement in commodity-producing countries through processing operations in cocoa.

With subsidiaries in originating regions, and agents in key locations, Touton’s strength lies in the skills of its workers, the cultural diversity of its teams, and a deep understanding of the countries in which the company operates.

KEY FIGURES

1000 employees.
15 offices worldwide.
170 years of experience.
400,000mt of cocoa beans, 150,000mt of coffee beans, 52,000mt of cocoa products, 11,000mt of Spices & Ingredients & 80 mt of vanilla traded yearly worldwide.

OUR PEOPLE

Touton employs over 1000 workers in four continents.

Shareholders, managers and workers alike all contribute to the group’s growth and success. From the farm to the desk, our teams are passionate about the products we trade and transform.

We employ individuals that understand the cultures of the countries where we operate, and the specific needs of our clients, be it for tasks as diverse as weather forecasting, agronomic expertise, or logistics operations.

Over 90% of our teams are based in product sourcing countries. Top management and shareholders that are based in Bordeaux or in Singapore, make regular site-visits to our operations at origin.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Touton is dedicated to upholding its shareholders’ commitment to sustainability. Building on its strong footing in the countries that produce the commodities it trades and processes, the company is pioneering inclusive programmes that address the needs of stakeholders all along the supply-chain.

Touton partners with actors from the public, private and civil society sectors to develop innovative projects that support the business-case for sustainable commodity production.

By doing so, Touton contributes to the preservation of resources for future generations and to reinforcing individual and institutional capacities of the stakeholders it engages with.