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Become a seller on GDT Events

Join the dairy industry's definitive trading platform.

The GDT Events auction service is the world’s pre-eminent price discovery platform for globally traded dairy products, bringing together buyers and sellers of dairy ingredients from 60 countries to trade US$2-3 billion annually. This represents more than 600,000 metric tonnes of product each year, clearing more than 95% of the total quantity offered.

Why become a seller on GDT Events?

GDT sellers enjoy unprecedented market exposure through our twice-monthly Trading Events. With access to hundreds of bidders worldwide, our sellers can be confident that their products sell at the market price. 

If you want to market your dairy products globally using a reliable and efficient sales channel, then consider becoming a seller on GDT Events.

What being a GDT seller means for you

Join the best…

You join market leaders from across the world to take advantage of the global reach of our Trading Events.

Access the global market…

As well as retaining and enhancing relationships with your existing customers, you have full access to our large pool of bidders from around the globe. You decide which bidders you are willing to trade with, and you can promote your products directly to them.

Focus on growing value…

Our closing prices provide a foundation for each seller to measure their value added activities. You can be confident that your product has sold at the market price, and focus your attention on creating additional value for your business.

Strengthen your customer relationships…

You strengthen your relationships with bidders through regular contact without the bargaining tension often present in other bidder/seller relationships.

You keep control…

You retain full control over your sales and customer strategies.

Keep full credit control by deciding who you sell to and how much product to sell.

Deal directly with each bidder for all contracting and delivery matters, retaining control of important customer relationships.

Become a seller

What you have to do to join...

Before registering as a GDT seller, you need to commit to making this sales channel work for your products. As part of your commitment, we need you to: 

  • Offer at least 5,000MT per annum of product through GDT Events
  • Provide evidence satisfactory that your product offering has a reasonable chance of commercial success
  • Be willing to comply with the GDT Trading Event Rules
  • Pay a deposit upon acceptance as a GDT seller and transaction fees based on your offer quantities.  The deposit is a prepayment that is rebated against future transaction fees. 
  • View the fee structure for sellers offering products on GDT Events here
  • Download the latest copy of the GDT Events Participation Agreement here

If you have dairy products you wish to market to our registered bidders and can commit to our requirements, we would welcome your enquiry. 

Apply now to become a seller on GDT Events