Who we are

From the heart of Africa into the world.

VdG at your service.

VdG-Trading GmbH is a Swiss based company founded in 2008 with the main purpose of merging continents and cultures.

The sourcing process, is the main pillar of the company’s motivation and success to strongly build bridges between the EU & USA markets and the fast developing countries of the African and Asian Continents.

Our Values



Passion to serve;
Reliability in complying with the exigencies of this business;
Loyalty to the relationship with customer;
Innovation to create;
Solitidy /solid (like a swiss mountain);
Precision (like a swiss watch) in acting.

Our Vision



Revolutionize the current globalization trend by creating a business model capable of offering the right economical & social balance between the so-called developed (first) world and the so-called economically less developed (third) world.

Our Mission



Perceiving customer needs at utmost level by providing them quality products from exclusive sources, at best competitive prices, on-time deliveries and customized deal trades.
Ensuring effective and pro-active services and personalized attention to customers in the EU, USA & Middle East.
Continually building our skills and knowledge to meet the growing and diverse customers 'demands.

Our history

VdG-Trading GmbH is a natural based commodities trading company founded in 2008 with the main purpose of merging continents and cultures.

We deliver the highest premium quality products directly from small farming communities in developing countries to the most exigent, demanding and sophisticated clients of the ancient Continent (Europe) & the New World (USA).

VdG stands for Vasco da Gama, a Portuguese explorer from the 15th century, who is one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to reach India via sea (crossing first the Atlantic Ocean and then the Indic Ocean).

His bravery and pioneer spirit are our daily inspiration to keep transforming and improving the new and modern Age into an even better World.

Who are our partners

Meet our team


MIGUEL ARAÚJO

PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD & CEO

Headquarters Zurich, Switzerland

+41 79 526 2593

miguel.araujo@vdg-trading.com

MARTA SPALLEK

ADMIN & LOGISTICS

info@vdg-trading.com