Pleasant Hill, MO
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response by Lathrop FSG:
In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 through our facility,
until further notice, no on-site meetings or non-essential visitors will be allowed at the Lathrop FSG facilities. Business will be conducted over the phone or through electronic means. Please contact your merchandiser on their cell phone or the Lathrop FSG office for assistance.
If you are a driver delivering or picking up grain at Lathrop FSG, please call the office to receive instructions on how we will process your truck.
Lathrop FSG Office – (816) 528-4255
Josh Phillips – Cell: 816-914-6053 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alex Minnis – Cell: 816-686-8203 email: email@example.com
The Lathrop FSG facilities located in Lathrop, MO and Pleasant Hill, MO run an identity preserved non-GMO food grade soybean and grain business in conjunction with a grain storage, and merchandising program. Lathrop FSG also offers various cleaning, bagging, toting and container loading services for a number of different commodity types, including corn, non-GMO corn, organic corn, soybeans, non-GMO soybeans, organic soybeans, cleaned and aspirated soybeans, and field peas. Lathrop FSG allows The Redwood Group to provide producers with a premium while also providing our customers with a product that meets their strict specifications. As with all Redwood facilities, Redwood’s PCQI and HACCP trained team members ensure all quality standard control procedures are fully implemented and operating effectively at the Lathrop FSG facilities.
Viewing logistics as much more than just delivering to a destination, our domestic logistics team works closely with our growers to ensure products are handled in compliance throughout the entire supply chain and our dedicated export logistics team works closely with our international buyers so they can be confident their deliveries will arrive on time.
Lathrop FSG holds long-standing relationships with growers and end-users and we believe both parties should gain value from these relationships. These relationships provide each party with a world view of markets and facilitate collaborative pricing efforts.
Lathrop FSG focuses on communicating pricing, contract, payment and logistics specifics openly at each interaction. Our growers customers can count on open lines of communications with our merchandisers and logistics personnel to receive real-time updates on their contracts.
Types of Contracts Offered
Lathrop FSG offers Flat, Basis, Hedge to Arrive, Min & Max Price, Deferred Pricing, and Delayed Pricing contract options to our growers.
Facilitating relationships between growers end-users, Lathrop FSG creates mutually beneficial partnerships on both sides of the supply chain. We welcome our buyers to meet our growers, which provides a transparent view of the supply chain. This further enables us to maintain our customers’ requested levels of quality and compliance throughout all major points in the process and to ensure our customers are supplied with a high quality, premium product from farms they can trust.
We leverage global market knowledge to provide our producers with maximum visibility into various markets in order to provide competitive pricing to our customers.
Products we Handle
Lathrop FSG primarily supplies customers with Non-GMO Soybean varieties for tofu, miso, soy sauce, soy milk and tempeh, and also supplies conventional cleaned and aspirated soybean markets. See below for the full list of products we handle.
All Things Quality
Lathrop FSG will never compromise on quality. We have implemented a proprietary quality assurance program based on the highest level of quality guidelines for product to be delivered to specific food markets. Full-time quality assurance staff on hand perform all activities necessary to assure customer product quality specification requests are met. The quality assurance team continually works to ensure we maintain compliance with regulatory guidelines and food safety certifications.
The Lathrop FSG facility in Lathrop, MO, our premium Non-GMO soybean cleaning facility, holds an SQF Level 2 Certification, which incorporates the same principles of quality management found in ISO 9001, bus goes even further and places additional focus on food safety.
All Non-GMO products can be identity preserved through the entire production process from planting at the farm all the way to delivery at the final destinations. Lathrop FSG documents what is planted where, how each product was grown, how it was harvested, where is was stored and how it was transported, all the way down to the individual lot for each shipment.
At Lathrop FSG, we set our quality expectations at the highest level to ensure all required customer specifications are met. As such, we ensure we have the appropriate equipment in place to meet those specifications:
- Cimbria air screen cleaners
- Q-Sage belt sorter
- Oliver de-stoner
- Setaki color sorters
- Amos spiral seperators
- Purification magnets throughout