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    1. June 6, 2016

      Meat sector’s appetite sparks scramble for soya meal

      The market for soya meal is flashing signs of tight supply, helping propel commodities markets higher and boosting...

    2. May 25, 2016

      Cargill juggles customer’s GMO food preferences

      The world’s biggest agricultural commodities trader is taking steps to “de-commoditise”. That was the term invoked by a...

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    1. May 10, 2016

      Russian gang suspected of scam in ICE market

      Intercontinental Exchange’s London futures market has been used as a front for Russian organised crime, according to...

    2. May 3, 2016

      Food traders stuck in the hard times

      A recent bout of poor weather has damaged South America’s corn and soyabean crops, and this has provided a rare reason...

    3. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Archer Daniels Midland hurt by weak grain export

      The agricultural merchant Archer Daniels Midland earned its weakest quarterly profit in almost three years after...

    4. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Bunge eyes 'dislocations' in world grain markets

      Deteriorating weather in South America has reintroduced the prospect of “dislocations” in global grain markets, the...

    5. Fast FT

      March 21, 2016

      Bumper crops, low volatility, hit agri trader Louis Dreyfus

      Louis Dreyfus Commodities, one of the world’s largest agricultural trading houses, has announced a sharp drop in annual...

    6. March 3, 2016

      Glencore’s agribusiness disposal is not just about debt

      Why is miner and commodity trader Glencore trying to sell a large stake in its agricultural business? The obvious...

    7. Fast FT

      February 26, 2016

      Gavilon, grain merchant, replaces CEO

      Gavilon, one of the largest US grain handlers, has just named its second new chief executive in less than two years....

    8. February 8, 2016

      ADM considers calling time on ethanol mills as oil fall bites

      Exactly 10 years ago, Archer Daniels Midland announced the first of two new corn mills that would cement the...

    9. February 2, 2016

      Weak grain exports and low oil price weigh on ADM

      The strong dollar is creating a grain mountain in the US as global buyers shun the corn, wheat and soyabeans grown by...

    10. January 7, 2016

      Fall in Cargill profit strips out sale gains

      Cargill suffered a decline in operating profit across all of its main reporting divisions as results flagged in...

    11. Fast FT

      January 7, 2016

      Sales and operating profit drop at Cargill

      Cargill suffered a decline in operating profit across all four of its main reporting divisions as results flagged in...

    12. January 5, 2016

      Former Cofco boss named chairman of Sinochem

      The man who turned China’s state-owned grain trader Cofco into an integrated agribusiness and led its overseas...

    13. January 4, 2016

      Louis Dreyfus Commodities chair expects twins in April

      The billionaire who chairs and controls Louis Dreyfus Commodities, one of the world’s biggest traders of grains and...

    14. Fast FT

      January 4, 2016

      Billionaire chair of Dreyfus plans 'short' break for twins

      The Russian-born billionaire who chairs and controls Louis Dreyfus Commodities, one of the world’s biggest traders of...

    15. December 23, 2015

      Noble Group shares rise on Agri stake sale to China’s Cofco

      Shares in Noble Group rose 4.5 per cent after the commodity trading company sold the remaining stake in an agricultural...

    16. December 23, 2015

      Noble raises $750m from sale of agribusiness stake

      Noble Group, the commodity trader fighting allegations of aggressive accounting, has raised $750m from the sale of its...

    17. December 16, 2015

      Agricultural commodities traders catch the natural foods bug

      At Zeeland Farm Services, a grain processor on Michigan’s western flank, farm trucks arrive with an increasingly...

    18. November 29, 2015

      Deutsche Bank created complex tax avoidance strategies

      Deutsche Bank has been devising complex international tax avoidance strategies for some of its largest corporate...

    19. November 25, 2015

      US ethanol output tops 1m barrels a day

      US ethanol output has topped 1m barrels a day for the first time as refiners take advantage of low corn prices and a...

    20. November 3, 2015

      ADM slides on weak ethanol margins

      Archer Daniels Midland, one of the world’s largest agricultural traders and processors, was among the biggest decliners...

    21. September 18, 2015

      Dreyfus picks internal candidate for CEO

      Louis Dreyfus Commodities, one of the world’s biggest traders of coffee, sugar and wheat, has appointed Gonzalo Ramírez...

    22. August 4, 2015

      Plentiful South American harvests hit Archer Daniels Midland

      Strong crop flows from South America hit Archer Daniels Midland’s second-quarter profit margins, but the US...

    23. June 25, 2015

      Rain delays to US planting lift corn and soya prices

      Fields too wet to drive a tractor, corn stalks flattened by gusts, submerged silos: wild weather in the US Midwest has...

    24. May 7, 2015

      Agriculture outlook provides bright spot for Glencore

      Glencore investors disappointed by the company’s quarterly production report released this week — especially in metals...

    25. May 6, 2015

      Wheat heavyweights battle for global market share

      An Australian agricultural official asked a pointed question at a recent conference: “Are we at risk of becoming the...

    26. April 21, 2015

      Tate & Lyle wields axe to bolster profits

      Tate & Lyle is to withdraw from European bulk ingredients and take an axe to its sucralose operations in a...

    27. April 8, 2015

      Argentine soyabean ‘stocks bubble’ set to burst

      Argentina’s soyabean “stocks bubble” is about to burst as the country’s farmers are set to sell their crops to support...

    28. March 26, 2015

      Margarita Louis-Dreyfus strengthens grip on food trader with ‘supermajority’

      Margarita Louis-Dreyfus is strengthening her grip on the holding company that controls Louis Dreyfus Commodities, one...

    29. March 2, 2015

      Noble chairman increases his stake

      The chairman and founder of Noble Group has increased his shareholding in the commodity trader as it attempts to deal...

    30. February 11, 2015

      Australia to clamp down on foreign property buyers

      Australia is tightening scrutiny of foreign ownership in agriculture and real estate to combat public fears that...

    31. February 3, 2015

      ADM sells stake in Brazilian export terminal to Glencore

      Archer Daniels Midland is forming a joint venture with the commodities trading house Glencore to quadruple the amount...

    32. January 8, 2015

      Bumper harvest boosts Cargill profits

      Cargill, the food commodities trader, raked in bumper profits during a quarter in which farmers across North America...

    33. December 18, 2014

      Welcome to the world of Big Chocolate

      Olam’s purchase of Archer Daniels Midland’s cocoa processing business announced this week catapults the company into...

    34. December 17, 2014

      China reopens to Syngenta corn strain

      China has approved imports of biotech corn developed by Syngenta, a senior US official said on Wednesday, after...

    35. December 17, 2014

      Asia’s agribusinesses enter new fields

      For more than a century, the trading of crops that go into food products consumed around the globe has been controlled...

    36. December 16, 2014

      Olam buys Archer Daniels Midland’s cocoa business for $1.3bn

      Olam is buying the cocoa business of Archer Daniels Midland for $1.3bn, in the biggest deal by the Singaporean...

    37. December 5, 2014

      ADM boosts stake in food commodities rival Wilmar

      Archer Daniels Midland has increased its stake in Wilmar International of Singapore as the food commodities giant tries...

    38. November 28, 2014

      Louis Dreyfus appoints Mayo Schmidt as chief executive

      Louis Dreyfus Commodities, one of the world’s largest agricultural trading houses, has appointed Mayo Schmidt as its...

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