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


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.

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...


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