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Sustainability Watch: Ceres' latest report on food

Gaining Ground, a report produced by sustainability thinktank Ceres and investment analysts Sustainalytics, compares the performance of 613...

Comment: Why Wilmar palm oil move is good news

The upbeat response to the most recent announcement concerning the sustainability of palm oil owes little to such cultural pre-programming o...

Analysis: Cargill touted as ADM cocoa suitor

Reports emerged earlier this month that US agribusiness giant Cargill is exploring the possibility of buying Archer Daniels Midland's (ADM)...

Child labour hangs over chocolate sector CSR

Cadbury owner Mondelez International has pledged US$400m to try to improve the lives of cocoa farmers and, crucially, help shore up future s...

Latest Interviews

Sustainability Watch - Timothy Venverloh, ADM 27 Nov 2013

Ben Cooper

As one of the largest traders of agricultural raw materials in the world, Archer Daniels Midland is probably a direct or indirect link in more food supply chains than it is possible to quantify. Global sustainability director Timothy Venverloh explains how ADM is setting about making its business and those of the companies it supplies more sustainable.


The just-food interview - John Bason, ABF 22 Nov 2010

Dean Best

Investor and media attention may often focus on growing fashion retail chain Primark but owner Associated British Foods has an extensive grocery business in markets like the UK, the US and Australia. In this month's just-food interview, Dean Best spoke to ABF finance director John Bason about the recent changes within the group's grocery division, its performance and the prospect of having to face rising commodity costs.

Latest News

Editor's choice: highlights on just-food last week 15 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

M&A was once more a focus on just-food as consolidation of the food sector continued. US natural and organic food group Annie's was snapped up by General Mills.


Slavery lawsuit against Nestle allowed to proceed 8 Sep 2014

Dean Best

A lawsuit alleging Nestle, Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland "aided and abetted" child slavery in Cote d'Ivoire can proceed after an intervention by an appeals court in the US.


GrainCorp chase hits profits but ADM upbeat 4 Feb 2014

Dean Best

Archer Daniels Midland's failed bid to buy Australian agribusiness GrainCorp hit the US giant's fourth-quarter earnings but the company claimed "a strong finish" to 2013 with operating profit up.


ADM to settle bribery case in Ukraine 23 Dec 2013

Dean Best

Archer Daniels Midland is to pay US$54m to settle cases of bribery at a subsidiary in Ukraine.


Review of 2013: the year's most-read analysis 19 Dec 2013

Dean Best

Our discussion of Whole Foods' battle to see off newly-listed rivals Sprouts Farmers Market and Fairway, Unilever's ongoing moves to rationalise its portfolio, the impact Chinese demand was having on global infant formula supplies and the continued M&A in the sector were among the most popular analysis articles on just-food this year.

Latest blogs

Europe further probes Cargill's ADM chocolate buy 24 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

The European Commission is launching an in-depth investigation into Cargill's US$440m purchase of Archer Daniels Midland's chocolate manufacturing business.


ADM preparing Q3 chocolate sale 6 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

Agri-giant Archer Daniels Midland Company plans to sell its global chocolate operations by the end of the third quarter, the company said this week.

Company research

Archer Daniels Midland Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Archer Daniels Midland Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Archer Daniels Midland Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

Archer Daniels Midland Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - C

Synopsis Canadean's "Archer Daniels Midland Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. T...

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The Future of the Oils and Fats Market in the United Kingdom to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape

The Future of the Oils and Fats Market in the United Kingdom

"The Future of the Oils and Fats Market in the United Kingdom to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape" is the result of Canadean’s extensive market and...

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