Food and Agribusiness

Local experts with deep roots in agribusiness to help you flourish.

The agribusiness industry is capital intensive and often requires significant inventory carrying requirements. As the U.S. population grows and becomes more diverse, and consumer preferences change, food manufacturers must continually evaluate strategies to remain both competitive and relevant to their customer bases. Additionally, increasing demand from foreign countries, particularly in developing economies, requires more customized banking solutions to satisfy the need for growers and manufacturers to participate effectively in the global supply chain. The SunTrust Food & Agribusiness Industry Team can help you navigate an increasingly global and complex industry with a variety of agribusiness banking solutions.

SunTrust has deep industry expertise within several food and agribusiness categories that allows us to evaluate and manage risks and underwrite cyclicality. We serve 300+ clients across various sub-sectors with over $1.3 billion in credit commitments.

  • Packaged Foods
  • Protein
  • Aquaculture
  • Beverages
  • Agricultural Inputs
  • Ingredients
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Baked Goods & Confections
  • Wholesale Distribution
  • Grain & Oilseeds

Our “farm to table” expertise spans the entire range of sectors within food and agribusiness, allowing us to deliver complete advisory services for the industry. Our local experts pair with industry specialists to provide a team approach that delivers value and custom solutions designed to meet your unique needs.

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