Vegetable Fats And Oils

“This acquisition will reinforce AAK’s speciality oils and fats strategy and offers a strong foothold in Colombia, the third largest GDP in Latin America.

AAK acquires Colombian bakery fats firm FANAGRA

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Swedish-Danish oils and fats giant AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) has acquired Colombian company Fabrica Nacional de Grasas (FANAGRA), which specializes in vegetable oils and fats for the bakery segment.

Rising vegetable oil demand linked to deforestation

Rising vegetable oil demand linked to deforestation

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Rising global demand for vegetable oils has accelerated deforestation, claims a report from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) – but there are deforestation-free alternatives available for businesses.

A glimpse of the FiE

A glimpse of the FiE

The German town of Frankfurt will look on as 12 000 food and drink
industry professionals hit the exhibition centre to eat up the
latest innovations and visit 1000 exhibitors at the16th edition of
Fi Europe. In the run up to the event,...

Bunge sells Lesieur

Bunge sells Lesieur

Private agri-giant sells French oils company to joint European
venture following approval from the European Commission. The cash
back will be used to reduce debt.

Glowing 4Q for Bunge

Glowing 4Q for Bunge

The world's largest processor of soybeans, US company Bunge, said
on Tuesday that fourth-quarter net income had more than doubled,
reflecting the acquisition of French rival Cereol last year and
healthy growth across all its...

Sales drop for Cereol

Sales drop for Cereol

French vegetable oil producer Cereol, recently taken over by the
world's largest oilseed processor Bunge, reported a 7.6 per cent
drop in net sales for the first nine months of 2002, in comparison
to the previous year.

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