In this book, Jonathan Kingsman looks at the history of nine commodity crops and interviews the merchants and traders who manage their journey to your kitchen. He writes of the challenges in their daily jobs and the significant trends that will shape their futures.  In particular, he focuses on the opportunities traders face as we decarbonise our agricultural supply systems.

This book is aimed at anyone wanting to learn more about agricultural commodity trading and the food supply chain. It contains interviews with some of the world’s top traders and a contribution from the University of Erasmus.

Commodity Crops & The Merchants Who Trade Them is available now on Amazon


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