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G3 has a new CEO

There’s been a change at the top of Canada’s newest major grain company. G3 Canada’s CEO Karl Gerrand left the grain company Tuesday and has been replaced by Don Chapman, the Manitoba Co-operator has learned. G3 in 2015 purchased 50.1 per cent of the Canadian Wheat Board from the federal government and brought in Gerrand, […] Read more

U.S. grain handler Lansing buys Interstate

Chicago | Reuters — Grain handler Lansing Trade Group LLC is buying Interstate Commodities, marking another step in consolidation that is rippling through the U.S. agriculture sector as persistently low prices keep pressure on profits. The combined companies could handle as much as seven per cent of the U.S. corn supply of over 15 billion […] Read more


Olam forms joint venture with Mitsubishi

Singapore | Reuters –– Olam International has formed a joint venture with Mitsubishi Corp. to supply sustainable agricultural and food products to Japan, in the first tie-up between the two since the Japanese firm bought a stake in the commodity trader. The joint venture, MC Agri Alliance Ltd., will import and distribute coffee, cocoa, sesame, […] Read more