The Mosaic Company
The Mosaic Company is the world’s leading producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients for the global agriculture industry. We are the largest integrated phosphate producer in the world and the fourth largest producer of potash in the world. Through our broad product offering, we are a single-source supplier of phosphate- and potash-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients. We serve customers in approximately 40 countries. We mine phosphate rock in Florida and process rock into finished phosphate products at facilities in Florida and Louisiana. We mine potash in Saskatchewan, New Mexico and Michigan. We have other production, blending or distribution operations in Australia, Brazil, China, India, Argentina and Chile, and a strategic equity investment in a phosphate rock mine in the Bayovar region in Peru, and recently entered into an agreement to form a joint venture to develop a phosphate rock mine and chemical complexes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We operate in the top four nutrient-consuming countries in the world.
We are the largest integrated phosphate producer in the world and one of the largest producers of phosphate-based animal feed ingredients in the United States. We sell phosphate-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients throughout North America and internationally. Our Phosphates segment also includes our North American and international distribution activities. Our distribution activities include sales offices, port terminals and warehouses in the United States, Canada and several other key international countries. In addition, the international distribution activities include blending, bagging and production facilities in Brazil, China, India, Argentina and Chile. We accounted for approximately 12% of estimated global production and 59% of estimated North American production of concentrated phosphate crop nutrients during fiscal 2013. Our phosphate crop nutrient products are marketed worldwide to crop nutrient manufacturers, distributors and retailers.
We are the fourth-largest producer of potash in the world. We sell potash throughout North America and internationally, principally as fertilizer, but also for use in industrial applications and, to a lesser degree, as animal feed ingredients. We accounted for approximately 13% of estimated global potash production and 42% of estimated North American potash production during fiscal 2013. We mine and process potash in Canada and the United States, and sell potash in North America and internationally.
Examples of Mosaic’s products include:
Mosaic conducts business through wholly and majority-owned subsidiaries, as well as businesses in which we own less than a majority or a non-controlling interest. We are organized into two reportable business segments: Phosphates and Potash. Additional information is detailed in our 10-K Report (Page 4-18).
Mosaic’s headquarters are located in Plymouth, Minnesota.
Mosaic's complete mailing address is:
The Mosaic Company
3033 Campus Drive, Suite E490
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55441
Mosaic has operations in eight countries.
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Mosaic is a publicly traded company whose common stock is listed as MOS on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Mosaic has key distribution facilities in eight countries, serving wholesalers, retail dealers and individual growers in approximately 40 countries. In fiscal 2013, we distributed crop nutrients – approximately 12% of estimated global phosphate and approximately 13% of estimated global potash products – through the value chain to wholesalers and retailers through our extensive global distribution system. Mosaic also offers value-added services, such as tools to assist in application rates of crop nutrients, and other customized services that increase both crop and economic yields.
Mosaic had approximately 8,400 employees as of May 31, 2013, consisting of approximately 3,600 salaried and 4,800 hourly employees. Net sales for fiscal 2013 were approximately $10 billion, representing approximately 19,000,000 tonnes of product.
Mosaic’s total assets as of May 31, 2013, equaled $18,086 million.
Additional information on Mosaic’s operations, employees and financial information is provided in our fiscal 2013 10-K Report (Page 19, Page F-4 and Page F-34).
Fiscal 2013 Operations and Share Capital Structure are provided in our 10-K Report (Page 3 and Page F-4).
Mosaic has been recognized by international, national and local organizations for achievements in corporate responsibility, environmental issues, reclamation and philanthropy. Please refer to our 2012 Sustainability Report. A selection of awards is presented below.
The Mosaic Company has been recognized on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 13th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, known as the world’s top corporate responsibility ranking based on publicly available information. This is the fourth year in a row that Mosaic been named to the list, ranking number one among mining and crop nutrition companies on the CR100 and number 52 overall.
Mosaic joined only 145 other companies to be recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Mosaic was one of only two metals and mining companies based in the United States to make the list.
The Mosaic Company received the 2013 President's Excellence Award in Corporate Philanthropy from CECP, the organization formerly known as the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy. The award recognizes Mosaic’s success in helping smallholder farmers in Guatemala, India and eight African countries break the cycle of insufficient crop yields and poverty through The Mosaic Villages Project.