Marubeni
28 Jan 2014 Macauhub
Japan’s Marubeni Corp. to produce sugar cane in Angola
Marubeni plans to plant sugar cane on an area of 75,000 hectares and to construct a factory to transform the sugar cane into sugar and ethanol.
24 Jan 2014 GNA
Ghana, Japanese firm hold bilateral discussion
Ghana government pledges its "absolute support" for Marubeni's sugar plantation project in Northern Ghana, saying it will facilitate the acquisition of land.
07 Jan 2014 Philippines News Agency
Foreign investors target palm industry in Mindanao
Palm oil cluster industry Chairman Raul Nuevas said most of these foreign investors are looking for “big contiguous area” of 100,000 ha that they can lease for 100 years.
07 Feb 2012 Jornal de Angola
Fábrica de açúcar nasce no Cunene
Angola e Japão assinaram ontem, em Luanda, um protocolo para a construção das fábricas de produção e refinação de açúcar e etanol, no município de Humbe, no Cunene. O projecto tem uma área total de 66 mil hectares de plantação de cana-de-açúcar.
23 Jan 2012 All About Feed
New Hope and Marubeni join for overseas expansion
China's biggest manufacturer of animal feed and Japan's biggest grain trader sign a letter of intent to expand in Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South America.
03 Aug 2009 Financial Times
Japan changes tack to fix food shortage
After focusing for decades on oil, metals and minerals, Japan's huge trading houses are turning to agricultural commodities, with Tokyo enthusiastically supporting the shift amid concerns about local and global food security .
05 May 2009 World-Grain.com
Marubeni, Amaggi strengthen cooperative
Marubeni Corporation and Amaggi Exportação e Importação announced on May 1 that the companies have concluded a comprehensive collaboration agreement
20 Nov 2008 Financial Times
Welcome fades for wealthy nations
The initial welcome given to rich countries’ investment in African farmland by agricultural and development officials has faded as the first ventures prove to be heavily weighted in favour of the investors. The FAO warned of such a trend when it said this year that the race to secure farmland overseas risked creating a “neo-colonial” system.
05 Sep 2008 TriState Observer
Global Scramble to Own Food and Agricultural Assets
On the heels of tight crop production reports and the recent memory of individual nations experiencing food disruptions, there is a scramble to control or own agricultural assets and food stocks.
20 Aug 2008 Reuters
Japan trading firms bet big on food, eye Asia
Japan's big trading houses, which have enjoyed bumper years from betting on iron ore and metals, are getting into the food market, aiming to tap voracious demand in China and emerging economies.
14 May 1989 New York Times
Japan's new farm belt
From the California wine country to the Florida citrus groves and Montana ranches, a wave of Japanese investment is sweeping through American agriculture and food processing.


Marubeni
  • Macauhub | 28 Jan 2014 Japan’s Marubeni Corp. to produce sugar cane in Angola

    Marubeni plans to plant sugar cane on an area of 75,000 hectares and to construct a factory to transform the sugar cane into sugar and ethanol.

  • GNA | 24 Jan 2014 Ghana, Japanese firm hold bilateral discussion

    Ghana government pledges its "absolute support" for Marubeni's sugar plantation project in Northern Ghana, saying it will facilitate the acquisition of land.

  • Philippines News Agency | 07 Jan 2014 Foreign investors target palm industry in Mindanao

    Palm oil cluster industry Chairman Raul Nuevas said most of these foreign investors are looking for “big contiguous area” of 100,000 ha that they can lease for 100 years.

  • Jornal de Angola | 07 Feb 2012 Fábrica de açúcar nasce no Cunene

    Angola e Japão assinaram ontem, em Luanda, um protocolo para a construção das fábricas de produção e refinação de açúcar e etanol, no município de Humbe, no Cunene. O projecto tem uma área total de 66 mil hectares de plantação de cana-de-açúcar.

  • All About Feed | 23 Jan 2012 New Hope and Marubeni join for overseas expansion

    China's biggest manufacturer of animal feed and Japan's biggest grain trader sign a letter of intent to expand in Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South America.

  • Financial Times | 03 Aug 2009 Japan changes tack to fix food shortage

    After focusing for decades on oil, metals and minerals, Japan's huge trading houses are turning to agricultural commodities, with Tokyo enthusiastically supporting the shift amid concerns about local and global food security .

  • World-Grain.com | 05 May 2009 Marubeni, Amaggi strengthen cooperative

    Marubeni Corporation and Amaggi Exportação e Importação announced on May 1 that the companies have concluded a comprehensive collaboration agreement

  • Financial Times | 20 Nov 2008 Welcome fades for wealthy nations

    The initial welcome given to rich countries’ investment in African farmland by agricultural and development officials has faded as the first ventures prove to be heavily weighted in favour of the investors. The FAO warned of such a trend when it said this year that the race to secure farmland overseas risked creating a “neo-colonial” system.

  • TriState Observer | 05 Sep 2008 Global Scramble to Own Food and Agricultural Assets

    On the heels of tight crop production reports and the recent memory of individual nations experiencing food disruptions, there is a scramble to control or own agricultural assets and food stocks.

  • Reuters | 20 Aug 2008 Japan trading firms bet big on food, eye Asia

    Japan's big trading houses, which have enjoyed bumper years from betting on iron ore and metals, are getting into the food market, aiming to tap voracious demand in China and emerging economies.

  • New York Times | 14 May 1989 Japan's new farm belt

    From the California wine country to the Florida citrus groves and Montana ranches, a wave of Japanese investment is sweeping through American agriculture and food processing.



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