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so you can operate profitably and safely.
AESTIVUM was started by Mercedes Ruiz over 6 years ago and is based in Barcelona.
We offer customized advice, risk management training, efficient purchasing and sales management, and value chain optimization.
We are an independent agri-food consultancy working for well-known companies in the sector, trusted by sowing seed companies, cooperatives, dealers, feed compounders, flour millers, and meat integrators.
We have in-depth knowledge of the following local and international markets:
- Grains: feed wheat, milling wheat, durum, spelt, barley, corn, sorghum, rye, and oats.
- Oilseeds: seeds, oils and meals from sunflower, soya, and rapeseed.
We also work with organic grains and oilseeds.
Our clients are companies belonging to different levels of the value chain.
Accordingly, we advise them on how to find their bearings and operate wisely in the Spanish and international grain and oilseed markets.
AESTIVUM collaborates with Spanish and international associations carrying out presentations, conferences and trainings about the functioning of the grains and oilseeds markets, risk management, hedging tools…
Our concern for research and extensive experience allow us to publish in specialized Spanish journals and magazines, as well as to regularly participate in national and international events of the agri-food business.
How can we
AESTIVUM will help you know the details of your local market by analyzing your area and its connection with the global context.
To minimize the impact of market fluctuations, we offer hedging tools (futures and options), which will allow you to ensure your margins.
AESTIVUM offers services in advising, training, market analysis, and project development that bring reliability, profitability, and competitiveness to its clients.
In AESTIVUM we share the following values:
- Integrity and commitment: we are committed to recommending only what we consider profitable for our clients, regardless of commercial interests.
- Experience: we have been working and growing in the
agri-food sector for more than 15 years.
- Adaptability: tailored service for each client.
- Absolute confidentiality of the discussed subjects.
- Concern and awareness of our work’s impact on society and the environment. We foster the sustainable and socially responsible growth of companies.