March 03, 2016

03/03/2016: Oilseed and Grain News

First ag commodities bourse in Middle East to be launched
Jordan-based Sigma Investments and Egypt’s government will launch the first ag-focused commodities bourse in the Middle East.

GrainCorp joins investor consortium to acquire and privatise CBH
GrainCorp will commit as much as A$600 million toward a deal to acquire and publicly list Australia’s largest wheat exporter.
    
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Canadian grain industry and farm groups call for extension of emergency grain regulations
Canadian legislation, known as C-30, which was passed in response to grain shipping bottlenecking in the winter of 2013/14 is scheduled to expire on August 1.

Proterra Investment Partners to make Brazilian soybean and corn farmland move by mid 2016
Proterra Investment Partners is expecting to make its first investments in Brazilian farmland within three to six months.

SunOpta sells mineral business to become pure play food operation
Canada’s SunOpta has sold Opta Minerals to Speyside Equity Fund I for $6.2 million to focus on its organic and non-GMO food business.

Two Indiana grain and energy co-ops merge

Jackson-Jennings and Premier Ag have announced a merging of the two co-ops into a single $250 million entity.
   
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Antalya (Image: Dennis Jarvis)
Events:
The 5th Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will bring together the global feed and food chain in Antalya, Turkey, on 18-20 April 2016
 

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