Senior change at COFCO

COFCO International, the Chinese multinational that acquired the Nidera grain trading operation has restructured its commodity trading operations by splitting its grains and oilseeds activities into separate divisions with immediate effect. UK national Paul Bateson...

ADM sets its cap at Bunge

The world’s financial press is reporting that Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has approached Bunge to discuss a potential takeover, but neither company is commenting on the proposal. The Financial Times, Reuters and Bloomberg all reported over the weekend that ADM is...

Oilseeds market mixed, but fundamental outlook for OSR tight

Although the arrival of a cargo at one of the biggest UK crushing plants has dampened market activity and prices are fluctuating, the oilseed market remains fundamentally tight.   “Since the 16th of February, a vessel has been discharging at Liverpool,” explains David...

Wendy Wakeham joins Anpario

Dr Wendy Wakeham has joined feed additive manufacturer Anpario as group technical director. The listed UK business says Dr Wakeham’s role will be to lead its technical team and work in close collaboration with the marketing team to support the company’s global sales....

Animal Nutrition helps drive Cargill’s Q1 recovery

Cargill has reported a steep increase in profitability for the first quarter of its 2017 financial year, largely driven by its animal feed and meat packing division. Adjusted operating earnings rose 35% to $827 million on revenues of $27.1bn in the three months ended...