Porsgrunn is the largest industrial site in Norway. The wholly owned facilities are fully integrated for nitrogen-based products, and have Yara's and Europe's largest installed production capacity for NPK complex fertilizers based on the nitrophosphate route.
Yara Tanzania Ltd, a subsidiary of Yara International ASA delivers solutions for sustainable agriculture and the environment. The company's development is rooted in that of Norwegian industrial firm Norsk Hydro, which dates back to 1905. Established in Tanzania in 2005 with headquarters in Dar es Salaam, Yara Tanzania over years has been the industrial player towards sharpening the Agriculture Industry which employs more than 70% of the Tanzania population.
Our crop nutrition programs help to produce the food required for the growing world population by offering the most comprehensive range of fertilizers in the industry with sales to more than 17 regions in Tanzania and nearby countries of Malawi, Zambia, DRC ,Rwanda and Burundi. We also supply the knowledge and tools needed to optimize soil application, fertigation, foliar application and provide support to growers on soil sampling and analysis in our high-tech mega laboratories based in the United Kingdom.
Yara has a dedicated engagement in research and development (R&D), committed to nurturing, sourcing and using expert knowledge to provide optimal customer value. To uphold the company’s long-term growth perspective, Yara's R&D activities focus on sustainable agriculture and on commercializing new environmental solutions while championing for outgrower schemes and commercial partnerships that catalyzes smallholder development.
Locally in Tanzania, we are collaborating with local research institutes so as to continually innovate suitable and localized crop nutrition programmes while our local regional agronomist based in are working with farmers across the country to increase yields, improve crop quality and nutritional value. As a reputable company mindful of the people and environment, we have put in place a policy to maintain high level of Health and safety standards in all production and storage sites across the world supported by a program termed "safe by choice" that ensures safe operations.
Transparent and sound corporate governance is key to aligning the interests of shareholders, management, employees and other stakeholders. Yara believes good corporate governance drives value creation and promotes sustainable business conduct. We also nurture a culture that springs from our common knowledge and values. When knowledge grows, people grow.
Where our products come from
Yara North America offers a wide range of products that come from a variety of manufacturing facilities. Take a look at some of Yara's production sites.
The Uusikaupunki site consists of three nitric acid plants as well as two fertilizer plants producing nitric acid and fertilizers for the Finnish market and for export. The plant has its own deep-water harbor.
Glomfjord has four production units: Two nitric acid plants, one NPK complex fertilizer plant and one calcium nitrate plant.
Rostock has two nitric acid plants, two nitrate fertilizer plants, one UAN plant and two plants making several qualities of technical ammonium nitrate.
The site has been located since 1929 on the Ghent-Terneuzen canal, a major waterway opening through the Western Scheldt into the North Sea and connecting to European waterways. As with many European fertilizer complexes, development of the site was linked to the availability of coke oven gas from a neighboring coke factory.
Brunsbüttel is located in Germany, on the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein at the point where the Kiel Canal and the River Elbe meet the North Sea. This offers direct access to both the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The site has two production units, an ammonia plant and a urea plant.
The Tertre production site consist of several plants that produce nitrogen fertilizers and industrial chemicals.