About Nutrien's phosphate product portfolio

Nutrien operates two large integrated phosphate mining and processing facilities and four regional upgrading plants in the US. As the second largest phosphate producer in North America, Nutrien sells approximately 3 million tonnes of finished product annually.

Nutrien is self-sufficient in phosphate rock, with access to high-quality, integrated phosphate rock reserves that allows for the production of a diverse and premium portfolio of phosphate products, including solid and liquid fertilizers, feed and industrial acids.  

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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.

What Is Phosphate Used For?



  • 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

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