Agribusiness

26 Jan 12
It may have outperformed since the start of the year but analysts are still not entirely convinced.
25 Jan 12
His wealth of experience in investing gave him the job.
16 Jan 12
Founder Richard Elman said the vacant executive helm will be filled up soon.
4 Jan 12
The company put weight on his extensive executive experience in the continent.
22 Dec 11
The deal will offer an accelerated entry into the Spanish and larger Iberian market for Olam.
20 Dec 11
Proserpine Sugar Mill purchase and low share price lead OCBC to upgrade call to Hold.
9 Dec 11
Proserpine creditors will be paid in full before Christmas.
6 Dec 11
Double trouble as palm oil prices pick up and its plantation expansions run behind schedule.
5 Dec 11
Drop to 5% production growth expected in 2012, says Phillip Capital in a new report.
2 Dec 11
Ms. Xiang will be tasked to handle finance and accounting matters of the Group.
2 Dec 11
It will set up a 6,000 hectare greenfield, fully integrated, mechanised and irrigated paddy farming and rice milling facility in one of Nigeria...
2 Dec 11
They will import and process palm, coconut and palm kernel oils to serve the California and neighboring West Coast markets.
29 Nov 11
OCBC says not to expect much as GPR has further lowered its new planting target for 2012 to just 770 ha.
24 Nov 11
Analyst described the outlook as mixed at best.
17 Nov 11
The initiative aimed to improve productivity by 20% as Singapore’s food industry enjoys a good reputation here and overseas.
17 Nov 11
Sucrogen now awaits creditors’ approval after striking a deal with Proserpine Administrators.
15 Nov 11
Mr. Yanto will replace Untoro Angkawijaya, who had been given a new responsibility in the Group to oversee/develop a new business unit.
15 Nov 11
It recorded a quarterly loss of S$2.8m versus 1QFY11’s S$4.4m profit.
14 Nov 11
The company was able to weather the growing and spreading sovereign debt crisis as well as a looming banking and financial crisis in Europe,...
14 Nov 11
The company cited better product mix, improved yield from maturing farmland, and higher operating efficiency as the drivers.
14 Nov 11
GAR profit for the first nine months more than doubled to US$520m, thanks to the recovery of palm products output.
11 Nov 11
Richard Elman, now acting chief executive, said Ricardo Leiman’s departure was planned for some time.
11 Nov 11
Olam will acquire 100% of equity interests in hazelnuts exporter from Turkey.
10 Nov 11
The company lost US$17m – an overturn from last year’s gain of over US$157m; so what happened?
10 Nov 11
In terms of primary listing, that is.
9 Nov 11
Higher sales volume of agricultural products drove revenue up 69% to US$13.1b for the quarter.
8 Nov 11
New plant in Ilo, the most important port city in South Peru, will enhance the utilisation of China Fishery’s fishing quota in the...
7 Nov 11
James Bowland was a member of the Independent Committee, the Audit Committee and the Compensation and Nominating Committee.
1 Nov 11
He will be responsible for the group's finance, treasury and risk management functions, among others.
1 Nov 11
Wilmar’s Sucrogen is left with bitter taste in their mouths as the sugar company fails for the second time to get support for the...
18 Oct 11
PT SMART Tbk said Unilever has resumed palm oil purchases with them.
17 Oct 11
Kim Eng says the spin-off might not even happen given the uncertain market environment.
5 Oct 11
Higher production is expected from Wilmar’s oil palms over the next 3 years as a higher proportion of its plantation reaches the prime age...
5 Oct 11
The group has filed an application relating to a primary listing of its agricultural business on the SGX Mainboard.
28 Sep 11
The group gave weight to Li’s competence to manage the operations of Xi’An Yinqiao as its previous assistant manager.
27 Sep 11
UOB Kay Hian estimates that the group has sufficient debt capacity for funding of up to S$1.5b acquisitions and new investments.
21 Sep 11
The company’s new plantings of 445 ha in 1H11 only make up 27% of its target, hinting that it may not be able to reach its target at all...
19 Sep 11
The food giant says further business will depend on PT SMART's ability to meet the responsible sourcing guidelines and RSPO certification....
19 Sep 11
The company plans to invest a further US$6.6m to expand the facility's capacity from 3,500‐tonnes/day to 5,000 tonnes/day.
15 Sep 11
The company is expected to post positive earnings in 3Q11, buoyed by still resilient crude palm oil prices.