Palm oil giant Olam accused over sourcing

Palm oil giant Olam has been accused of using suppliers that may use unsustainable practices in parts of Southeast Asia and bulldozing rainforest for plantations in Gabon.

Grobocopatel invierte en agroquímicos

Compró la firma Agrofina con un plan por $ 400 millones para desarrollar productos de alto valor; vendió su participación en una empresa en Brasil a la japonesa Mitsubishi Corporation.

Mitsubishi increases grain supply in Brazil

Mitsubishi Corp. recently announced plans to acquire 20% of farmland operator Los Grobo Ceagro do Brasil S.A.(Ceagro) for about 3.5 billion yen. The companies also agreed on Mitsubishi’s prerogative to purchase grain preferentially from Ceagro.

Korean investor wins permit for Papua food estate

As many foreign and local investor are seeking to win a license to invest in the giant agriculture project in Papua, Indonesia, one unnamed South Korean investor has obtained a permit. Mitsubishi is also bidding. Binladin Group has been rejected.