A gritel provides expertise in strategies for agricultural and agro-industrial markets. Independent company, there are no conflicts of interest with markets or operators. Agritel offers the tools, knowledge and know-how used in agricultural commodities in term of risk management and hedging to support agro-industrials.
In order to answer at best to customers’ expectations, Agritel’s group has a dedicated team to technological innovation and decision support tools.
Created in 2001 by Michel Portier, Agritel organized its activities around four business lines: training, information, consulting and prospective.
Agritel offers its market know-how to all players from all ends of the agricultural and agri-industrial industries, including partners of agriculture. In each scenario, Agritel adapts its advice to the specific aspects of the client's core business and the relevant environment and targets. Our agricultural and agri-industrial market expertise guarantees the relevance of our solutions and our strategic advice.
The Agritel group is made up of multidisciplinary consultants based in our offices: Paris, Kiev, Shanghai, etc. Besides their expertise and their pragmatism, the consultants are proactive in their enthusiasm, offering a close relationship to their clients.
The interactive and complementary nature of the teams results in a synergistic approach at the client's service.
Agritel aquisition by Argus MediaArgus Media, one of the world's leader in the price evaluation and commodities fields, aquires Agritel. Argus Media will benefit from Agritel's expertise and know-how on agricultural commodities in order to complement its existing offer on biofuels and fertilizers.
Launch of Captain FarmerCaptain Farmer is the result of a strong will to be closer to farmers and their performance. Facing the recurrent problem of price volatility, and in order to improve the marketing of agricultural products , Agritel chose to innovate and bring technology and expertise at the service of the farmer.
Launch of the Paris Grain DayThe Paris Grain Day is an event gathering participants of the international agricultural sector. During two days, world class speakers take the floor for roundtables and plenary sessions, sharing their point of view about the grain market's evolution.
Start of European Agritel TourConsistent with local proximity and its place in Europe, in 2015, Agritel starts a European wheat crop monitoring. The interest is to provide qualified information to customers all along the season.
Agritel’s mobile applicationTo complete its range of tools, in 2012, Agritel launches its free mobile application available on Iphone and Android. This application allows users to stay constantly connected to markets with a time-deferred access to prices.
Creation of AgrinextIn order to support all actors of the agricultural sector in their needs of marketing, Agritel creates Agrinext, a subsidiary proposing tools for decision support. These solutions allow to answer to the needs of risk monitoring and assessment for farmers, collectors and purchasers.
Opening of Kiev’s officeWith the willing to speed up its development, Agritel decides to create an office in Ukraine to cover Eastern Europe. With this branch, Agritel can improve its expertise of Black Sea area and at the same time develops its activities with regional actors. Study tours are organized with the support of our staff.
Launch of first Agritel Pro groupsIn 2004, Agritel decides to make its skills available to producers and commercial staff. The company proposes half day backing meetings. These sessions allow members to discuss and exchange with consultants and then improve their management of prices risk.
Creation of AgritelCreated in 2001 by Michel Portier, Agritel has for main objective to provide to the farming sector necessary knowledge to manage the risk of agricultural commodities prices. Indeed, the increase in volatility of agricultural markets, implies the use of tools and techniques that Agritel wants to put at sector’s disposal on a simple manner.