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Bunge, BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture

Sao Paulo | Reuters – U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world’s third-largest sugarcane processor. The joint venture is the largest deal in Brazil’s bioenergy sector since Royal Dutch Shell joined forces with Cosan to […] Read more

Bunge posts surprise loss on trade-related soy hedges

Chicago | Reuters – Global grains merchant Bunge Ltd reported a surprise quarterly loss on Wednesday as its agribusiness unit took a $125 million hit from soybean hedges tied to the trade dispute between the United States and China. Shares of the White Plains, New York-based company fell 2.9 percent in early trading to $67.10 […] Read more


A cargo ship getting topped up with grain.

Think a big new West Coast terminal is good news? Think again

Expanding storage capacity just helps the big grain companies depress the price paid to farmers

G3 has announced it may build a new grain terminal at the West Lynn terminal on the North Shore of Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet. G3 is the joint venture of U.S.-based multinational grain company, Bunge Ltd., and the Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Co., owned by the Saudi government. It was given the assets of the […] Read more