26 April 2013
Agricultural commodities group Bunge has booked a 30% jump in first quarter operating profit, boosted by the "good start" made by its food and ingredients business.
7 February 2013
Agri-giant Bunge has announced chief executive Alberto Weisser plans to retire at the beginning of June, to be replaced by the CEO of its North American arm Soren Schroder.
21 January 2013
Bunge has appointed Karl Gerrand as MD of its Canadian operations.
19 December 2012
Commodity trader Glencore has said it wants to be a "true leader" in global grain trading after completing its acquisition of Viterra in a deal worth US$6bn.
5 December 2012
The former CEO of Fonterra has joined the board of directors of US agribusiness giant Bunge.
29 October 2012
A busy but fruitful week for just-food was dominated by the SIAL trade expo in Paris, where thousands of international manufacturers gathered to showcase products and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing them. Elsewhere, the UK unveiled plans to introduce a hybrid nutrition labelling system, Premier Foods plc pledged to "unlock value" from its bread division and French retailers Carrefour and Casino found their international operations in the spotlight.
26 October 2012
US agribusiness giant Bunge expects to be an active player in a process of consolidation in grain markets after recent volatility and crop failures in the sector.
26 October 2012
Agribusiness giant Bunge has booked a jump in third-quarter income, which more than doubled as sales benefited from rising grain prices.
25 July 2012
Agribusiness giant Bunge has announced the opening of an ingredient innovation centre in the US.
8 May 2012
Bright Food, the Chinese food group, was full of confidence this week about the prospects for UK cereal firm Weetabix, its first investment in Europe after missing out on companies including United Biscuits and Yoplait. Elsewhere, Orkla explained why its CEO had resigned from the Norwegian consumer goods group, German retailer Metro Group insisted its sales were improving after it reported a quarterly loss and UK peer Morrisons said it would not chase unprofitable volumes despite a fall in like-for-like sales.
1 May 2012
US chemicals group DuPont has acquired full ownership of soy ingredients maker Solae from joint-owner Bunge for around US$440m.
26 April 2012
US agribusiness Bunge has booked a drop in first-quarter profits as weak prices for fertiliser and its sugar-based ethanol hit earnings.
5 April 2012
US agribusiness Bunge has appointed a CEO of its Europe, Middle East and Africa to replace the retiring Jean-Louis Gourbin.
24 February 2012
Singapore's state investment fund has purchased a 5% stake in US agribusiness Bunge.
10 February 2012
US agribusiness Bunge has booked a drop in full-year profits and said that 2012 will "present some challenges".
21 December 2011
US agribusiness giant Bunge is set to buy the edible oils and fats business of India's Amrit Banaspati.
12 December 2011
US agribusiness Bunge has acquired three brands from Brazilian consumer products giant Hypermarcas.
6 December 2011
In part two of just-food's Category crunch on Brazil's biscuit sector, Paula Krizanovic argues that, with volumes slowing, acquisitions and product innovation will be key ways for local and multinational players to drive growth in a competitive market.
30 November 2011
The use of palm oil in food manufacturing has risen dramatically over the last ten years, thanks to its versatility, low cost and high yields per hectare. This growth is predicted to continue but there are concerns about the deforestation the industry causes in tropical climates. In this month's just the answer, Sam Webb discusses the future of the industry, as well as the move towards ethical production with Alan Chaytor, executive director of sustainable palm oil producer New Britain Palm Oil.
30 November 2011
Increased consumer interest in health and in the impact of their consumption on the environment is driving demand for soy ingredients supplier Solae, according to CEO Torkel Rhenman. He spoke to Dean Best at the Food Ingredients Europe exhibition about the outlook for Solae, which has hit the corporate headlines in recent months due to speculation over its future ownership.
15 November 2011
Ratings agency Fitch has said it expects consumer goods group Unilever to offload individual food brands and focus on its fast-growing personal care business.
7 November 2011
There's been a sense of boldness from the world of food this past week, with companies making interesting moves into new products, acquisitions and territories.
2 November 2011
US agribusiness Bunge has announced plans to form a joint venture with an Indonesian palm plantation.
28 October 2011
US agribusiness company Bunge has seen its net income tumble in the third quarter following a loss-making performance from sugar.
16 September 2011
The owners of soy ingredients maker Solae have reportedly started to examine the options for the business.
19 August 2011
Bunge Ltd, the world’s second-largest sugar trader, plans to invest US$2.5bn in Brazil over the next five years to boost output of sweetener and ethanol.
16 August 2011
Uncertainty surrounds the future of CF Sauer Co.'s margarine assets following its sale to US agribusiness Bunge.
29 July 2011
just-food's insight pages were full of interviews and analysis this week. As Auchan's Sun Art Retail Group venture listed in Hong Kong, we looked at the growth of China's hypermarket sector. Our food retail coverage did not stop there, with our latest briefing focusing on the challenge of building a successful online operation. And we interviewed executives at two leading dairy processors, Arla Foods and First Milk, about issues from sustainability to promotions. Click on the headlines for more.
29 July 2011
US agribusiness giant Bunge reported a decline in second-quarter net income as it cycled a prior-year gain from the sale of its farm-product fertilisers business.
26 July 2011
US conglomerate DuPont has refused to be drawn on reports that it and agribusiness giant Bunge are looking to sell their soy products venture Solae.