The Basis Commodities Group was established in 2014 by founder and Managing Director, Chris Whitwell, to assist flour and feed manufacturers with their raw material needs. Since then, Basis Commodities has grown into a successful global agricultural commodity consultancy business with a team of experienced professionals located between offices in Sydney and Dubai.
Our reach extends across the globe, connecting a network of trusted associates in Europe, North and South America and Asia.
Our team is made up of industry professionals with over
60 years cumulative experience in agricultural commodities across grain trading, supply chain management, contract execution and finance.
Basis Commodities was founded in 2014 to assist Food & Animal Feed manufacturers with their soft commodity procurement needs.
Since then, we have grown into a successful agricultural commodity business with offices in Sydney & Dubai.
Basis Commodities sources feed barley from UK and soybeans and wheat from the US
Elias Azar becomes GM of Basis Commodities in Dubai
Basis Commodities organises their first feed barley cargo from Australia
Basis Commodities' joint venture with Rochford provides our clients with access to advice on cash flow, funding, FX hedging, profitability and transaction cost modelling and the accounting treatment of hedging programs to reducing profit and loss volatility.
In 2019 we were pleased to announce that through a partnership with “Arthur J. Gallagher”, a leading international insurance brokerage, we are able to assist international clients with their insurance needs. Arthur J. Gallagher was recognised in 2020 as a ‘World’s Most Ethical’ company for the 9th consecutive year, and the only insurance broker globally to achieve this award.