The future of the agriculture industry
Agribusinesses must meet the demands of an expanding population, a scarcity of natural resources, climate change, and food waste.
Using AI to analyse farm data helps agribusinesses preserve soil fertility, prevent pollution, and protect biodiversity.
Resilient food supply chains
New technology is helping companies overcome the unique vulnerabilities of food supply chains while responding to external shocks.
Top agriculture businesses are tracking their impact on people and the planet and adopting more sustainable sourcing strategies.
digitalisation and agritech
Digital agriculture technology (agritech) is key to achieving zero hunger. For example, drones offer insights into pest protection.
Featured agribusiness solutions
SAP Intelligent Agriculture
Increase farming efficiency and sustainability by digitalising your farming processes and services and enabling data-driven farming operations.
SAP Agricultural Contract Management
Get real-time visibility into contract performance, inventory, and risk for your agricultural commodities. You can manage and control contracts with thousands of business partners for a wide range of commodities.
SAP Business Network Material Traceability
Trace food and ingredients as they move throughout the food chain using a logistics network that supports end-to-end processes.
See how customers are succeeding with agribusiness solutions from SAP
See how agribusiness company Cargill manages its supply chain effectively by co-innovating on an integrated digital foundation.
Discover how agricultural cooperative GROWMARK manages commodity risk and harvests new ideas to generate business value.
Explore how fruit producer Dole Sunshine Company transformed quality control processes and reduced fruit loss.
Explore how dairy distributor Fonterra consolidated supply chain processes to deliver its products to customers more efficiently.
Explore how we can help your agribusiness run better
5%–10% potential reduction of total farming costs by optimising the application of farm inputs and use of resources in the field
Value is created when data from different systems is available in one place. SAP provides a solution that enables integration between ERP and IoT data to support end-to-end processes.
Rob Coombe, CIO, The Royal Eswatini Sugar Corporation Limited
Up to 20% reduction in customer churn by operating a tailored farmer portal and enhanced services to retain farmers as customers
Source: SAP Value Lifecyle Manager
By integrating the value chain using SAP Rural Sourcing Management, we have achieved traceability and built the foundation for our vision. We give a face to cashews – which is the face of the many vibrant women and men who farm and process cashews from Cashew Coast.
Salma Seetaroo, CEO, Cashew Coast
36% higher operating margin where organisations use IT to enable strategic and competitive advantages
Source: SAP Performance Benchmarking
SAP Meat and Fish Management by msg covers all the processes in our value chain. With this application, we have a fully integrated system, from ERP to the shop floor. Thus, we have removed a lot of subsystems and therefore interfaces. Reduced complexity is definitely an advantage.
92% of direct spend “leaders” use a network to collaborate with suppliers
Source: “Close Collaboration That Goes Beyond Transactions,” SAP, February 16, 2021.
Using SAP Business Network Material Traceability together with Scantrust’s Unique QR Codes for Farm-to-Consumer Traceability solution, we can take consumers on a virtual journey. We can travel from our roastery in Bremen, Germany, to the farms in the highlands of Guatemala where the arabica beans for our four specialty Guatemalan coffees were grown.
Jörg Lehmann, Senior Manager Coffee Operations, Melitta Europa GmbH & Co. KG
Unify farmer and customer insights from multiple touch points to hyperpersonalise engagement and deliver exceptional experiences across channels while improving e-commerce and extending transactions into social, video, and streaming services.
With SAP Marketing Cloud and nexoya, we can evaluate marketing activities across multiple channels and make data-driven decisions about our future digital experience strategy.
Marcel Härtlein, Global Head Digital Transformation, Emmi Group
Get started with cloud solutions for agribusiness from SAP
SAP can help you start or enhance your agribusiness digital transformation – no matter where you are in your journey. If you have yet to move to cloud ERP, you can get started with RISE with SAP. If you already have cloud ERP – from SAP or any other vendor – you can enhance your agribusiness capabilities with our industry cloud solutions.
RISE with SAP
RISE with SAP provides customers with business transformation as a service in a single offering. At its core is SAP S/4HANA Cloud, business process intelligence, technology credits, and more. RISE with SAP also includes solutions for:
Industry cloud solutions for agribusiness
Built by SAP and our partners on an open platform, SAP’s industry cloud solutions address specific industry needs for the agribusiness sector. Designed to work with your existing SAP and third-party systems, these specialised cloud applications can help you drive cost-effective transformation and sustainable growth.
Featured cloud solutions for agribusiness
SAP Agricultural Origination Portal
digitalise collaboration and connect with your farmers in a modern, digital, and Web-based channel, and provide greater visibility into your commercial agribusiness.
SAP Rural Sourcing Management
Connect smallholder farmers to your agriculture supply chain and get greater transparency into the source of your raw materials using digitally recorded information on producers, their farms, and their communities.
SAP Broker Reconciliation for Commodity Derivatives
Make the comparison and reconciliation of commodity derivatives faster, more efficient, and more accurate by importing broker statements and including risk derivative information from third-party systems.
Explore your agribusiness resource centre
Explore how our innovations can help your agribusiness company thrive in a fast-changing landscape.
Learn how U.S. Sugar uses technology to overcome climate change, carbon emissions, and operational risks in its supply chains.
Discover how technology can better predict demand, manage risk, and mitigate the impact of drought and war on food commodities.
Find out about Cashew Coast’s digital transformation with the SAP Rural Sourcing Management solution.