El Toro Export, LLC is the industry leader in the handling and marketing of grain and feed commodities produced and consumed in California’s Imperial Valley. With operations centered within the Imperial Valley we are well positioned to meet the needs of expanding international export markets as well as U.S. domestic markets. El Toro Export, LLC has extensive operations for the handling, storing, and marketing grain products. Markets served include the Grain and Feed Industries in the Far East, Europe, Mexico, and the U.S. marketplace.
Our firm has three handling/shipping facilities within the Imperial Valley in the agricultural communities of El Centro, Brawley, and Heber, California. With over 25 years in business we are the regional market share leader in this business segment. Total storage capacity at our two rail handling facilities in Brawley and Heber, California is in excess of 100,000 metric tons (3,675,000 bushels). The two primary grains handled are the local produced Durum wheat (pasta wheat) crop and Yellow Corn from Midwestern U.S. origins for the local cattle feeding industry.
Handling activities include the unloading and reloading of trucks and rail and the storage of bulk grains. El Toro Export, LLC enjoys a 60% market share of the locally produced durum wheat crop which averages about 250,000 metric tons (9,186,250 bushels) annually. This wheat is marketed into various domestic and export flour milling channels. El Toro Export, LLC provides custom handling and storage operations and is a provider of identity preserved handling and storage services.
Feed Grain handling includes the unloading of 75 unit trains of corn and barley from the Midwestern U.S. origins for eventual truck distribution into the Imperial Valley cattle feeding industry and for distribution into Mexico.
El Toro Export, LLC uses its cattle and seed operation facilities to store and transport grain throughout the year. El Toro Land and Cattle in Heber, California and Rubin Seeds in Brawley, California have rail access which allows for us to load between 30-35 rail cars a day between the two.
Durum Wheat Grain
Produced in the Imperial Valley
Produced in the Midwestern US