A journey 200 years in the making...
For two centuries, Bunge has worked to improve the global agri-food chain. We are at home on the farm, in the city and everywhere in-between.
In 2018, our 200th year anniversary, we celebrated, connected to our past and looked ahead to the future.
Check out the Bunge 200 video series below to learn about our 200 year history and heritage. You can also read about important moments in Bunge's history by visiting the bicentennial featured moment stories page and see how Bunge employees around the world volunteered in their communities on our social responsibility page.
In 1798, 17-year-old Johann Peter Gottlieb Bunge left home to see other lands and make his mark as a merchant. Learn how JPG Bunge founded our company two centuries ago.
This video tells the story of how Ernest Bunge and Jorge Born crossed an ocean in 1878 to bring wheat from Argentina to tables in Europe.
Learn how Edouard Bunge built a global business empire and led the company during WWI, supporting hunger relief in Belgium and laying the foundation for our value of citizenship.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1897. As wheat exports soar, increased food production is needed at home. How will Bunge meet the challenge of feeding a growing nation while building a granary for the world?
Bunge breaks ground in Brazil, setting the stage for a century of leadership and growth in grains and oils.
Bunge builds its business in North America, bringing grains and oilseeds to markets worldwide on a scale never before seen.
At Home Everywhere. Bunge has helped feed our hungry and growing world for two centuries. We now stand ready for the future and look forward to building an even better world together.