Saxon acquires Campbell & Penty

Saxon Agriculture, a Baird’s Malt company, has acquired the Yorkshire grain and seed merchanting business Campbell & Penty. It says the move will extend its trading area across the main arable belt of England. Saxon says the business will continue to trade...

Saxon completes its office move

Saxon Agriculture, the UK arable marketing business owned by GrainCorp, has completed its office move from Kings Lynn to Swaffham within the county of Norfolk in time for harvest 2017. The new premises were officially opened at the end of June by GrainCorp chief...

ADM to sell its GrainCorp stake

Multinational crop commodity trader and processor Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is to divest its 19.9% holding in the Australian agribusiness GrainCorp. GrainCorp owns the Baird’s Malt, Saxon Agriculture and Scotgrain businesses in the UK. ADM spent much of 2013...

Malt lifts GrainCorp revenues at H1

GrainCorp, the Australian multinational grains business that owns UK maltster Baird’s Malt and the Saxon Agriculture and Scotgrain grain trading businesses, has revealed a rise in its first half revenues.   f The business has reported earnings of Aus$134 million on...