What we do
With high quality assets across a variety of geographies and crops, we utilise innovative technology to ensure a sustainable future.
Soya, wheat, maize, sorghum, oats and beans are grown in Brazil, the majority is sold locally for distribution into world markets.
40,621 tonnes from 3,779 Ha in 2022
Cattle are grazed for beef production supplying the Kenyan market.
681 births in 2022
Sustainable forestry including eucalyptus and pine is produced and sold into local markets or used as fuel wood in our factories for production.
45,354 m3 harvested in 2022
Rubber is grown in Bangladesh, a naturally grown recyclable product which grows well in soil unsuitable for tea production.
658 tonnes from 1,790 Ha in 2022
Research & Development - driving change
As a Group we invest in R&D and promote a culture of best practice across our operations to ensure the continuous development and improvement of our agricultural processes, maximising efficiency, profitability and ensuring the protection of our natural environments and communities.
Other Investments & Associates
The Group maintains an investment portfolio valued at £35.6 million at 31/12/22. These investments are principally in listed securities across a range of international markets. They are managed by our own team in London.
Principally in the UK, and with a mix of commercial and residential property, the portfolio was valued at £25.4 million at 31/12/20. This portfolio provides a relatively stable source of earnings to the Group.
We own a 38.4% stake in the financial institution United Finance Ltd. United Finance was established in 1989 with a single product providing lease financing mostly to medium sized customers. Since then, it has diversified its range of products to meet the needs of clients ranging from large corporate organisations to individuals. Listed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange, United Finance operates through 25 branches across Bangladesh
We own a 37.0% stake in the non-life insurer United Insurance Ltd. United Insurance was established in 1985 and listed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange in 1990. It offers a wide range of non-life insurance products in Bangladesh and operates through 12 branches across Bangladesh with headquarters in Dhaka.
The Camellia Collections
The Camellia Collections reflect the ethos and history of the Camellia family of companies. As diverse as the Group’s holdings, the collections include prime examples from a broad range of categories including fine art, furniture, manuscripts and philately.