Wilmar International

L'Afrique aiguise les appétits

Fusions-acquisitions, achats de terres, coentreprises… Le continent attire des investisseurs venus de toute la planète, assurés d’y trouver la réponse à des besoins mondiaux en nourriture qui ne cessent d’augmenter. Tour d’horizon d’un grenier en devenir.

Asia's hungry agribusinesses

The global boom in commodities has raised the profile of three Asian agribusinesses: Olam, Wilmar and Noble, all with important farmland holdings.

The mob action in Tema

Wilmar claim to be investing in project that will employ 500 people with investment capital of $40 million. Yet the land in question supports the entire fishing industry in Tema.

Tema Manhean residents halt edible oil refinery Project

Some natives of Tema Manhean have prevented officials of WILMAR, a Singaporean edible oil refinery company, from developing a piece of land near the naval base which was allegedly sold to the company by the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority.

Tema fishermen halt sale of land

About 200 Ghanian fishermen and fishmongers resisted attempts to clear a fish processing area for the construction of a palm oil processing site by Wilmar Edible Oil Refinery Project (WEORP), a Singaporean firm.

Malaysia's Sugar King Kuok has gone global

Wilmar, which already owns 200,000 ha of sugar cane plantations in Indonesia, said it intended to use Sucrogen’s proven expertise in the sugar business to pursue growth strategies in “Indonesia and other high potential Asian markets.’’