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Yara grows knowledge to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet, to fulfill our vision of a collaborative society, a world without hunger and a planet respected. To meet these commitments, we have taken the lead in developing digital farming tools for precision farming and work closely with partners throughout the whole food value chain to develop more climate-friendly crop nutrition solutions. In addition, we are committed to working towards sustainable mineral fertilizer production. We foster an open culture of diversity and inclusion that promotes the safety and integrity of our employees, contractors, business partners, and society at large. Founded in 1905 to solve the emerging famine in Europe, Yara has a worldwide presence with about 17,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. In 2018, Yara reported revenues of USD 12.9 billion.
Lantmännen and Yara take a pioneering role in the transformation of the food system. The partners will launch a pilot project with the ambition to introduce the world’s first certified fossil free food chain. This move will enable consumers to mitigate their climate impact by making low-carbon food choices.
Number of employees: About 17,000
Revenues, 2018: USD 12.9 billion
Operations in over 60 countries - Sales to about 160 countries
Listed on Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: YAR)
CEO: Svein Tore Holsether
Founded in Norway in 1905
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