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Diverse phosphate product portfolio

We have two large, integrated phosphate mining and processing facilities in the U.S. Nutrien also operates five smaller upgrading plants in the U.S. Our phosphate fertilizer plant in Alberta benefits from in-market freight advantage to serve the local market. With access to high-quality rock, we have the most diverse portfolio of phosphate products in the industry.

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Phosphate Infographic

What is phosphate and where does it come from?

Phosphorous (P) is present in every living cell, both plant and animal.
Most of the world's phosphate is mined from underground deposits formed by marine sediment.




    • Required for energy storage and transfer
    • Speeds crop maturity


    • Assists in muscle repair and skeletal development of animals


    • Used in soft drinks, food additives and metal treatments