Louis Dreyfus is consistently ranked as one of the world's largest merchandisers of grains and oilseeds every year. Products traded today include corn, barley, wheat, sorghum, soybeans, canola, sunflower and oilseed products. Louis Dreyfus has a major presence in all of the major grain and oilseed production regions in the world, including the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Europe, South Africa and the states of the former Soviet Union. In addition to these origination activities, the Group is engaged in a large distribution network in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. Offices in Paris, Singapore and Wilton (Connecticut) serve as hubs to coordinate the merchandising activities of over 30 local offices. The Group's history and expertise in transport logistics provide an advantage in merchandising activities.