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Louis Dreyfus Commodities Supervisory Board elects Chairperson and appoints CEO, CFO

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands - Louis Dreyfus Commodities today announced that Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, currently Chairperson...

Mercon becomes first trader to close a U.S. sustainability linked Credit Facility

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Mercon announced that it closed a US$450 million Sustainability Linked Senior Secured Revolving Credi...

Robusta prices drop in Brazil as a large 2018/19 crop approaches

Prices of Robusta coffee are dropping in the Brazilian market, reports Cepea - Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Econ...

WORLD BANK – Most commodity prices expected to continue declining in 2015, in rare occurrence, says WB Report

WASHINGTON, US – This year may well see a rare occurrence for world commodity markets – a decline in all nine key commodit...

Scientists improve Vietnam’s coffee processing with enzyme technology

HANOI – There are two major methods – wet and dry processing – to process harvested coffee beans. In the traditional method of dry processing, coffee beans are cleaned and dried under the sun for 7-10 days before they are husked. In bad weather with too much rain and little sun, farmers have to dry coffee beans with driers, but ...

Olam announces 100% interest in newly incorporated subsidiaries

SINGAPORE – Olam International Limited has announced 100% interest in newly incorporated subsidiaries namely Olam Coffee Holdings Pte. Ltd. And Olam China Limited. Further, Olam has acquired 546,000 Ordinary Shares in Long Son Joint Stock Company (“Long Son”), a company established under the laws of Vietnam, and a Cashew processor, for a total consideration of USD 20 million.

Sucden Financial appoints Gary Herbert to expand Coffee Business

Sucden Financial has appointed Gary Herbert as Senior Coffee Broker to expand its coffee business in London. Gary joins th...

GLOBAL NEWS – Olam International to acquire ADM’s worldwide cocoa business for US$1.3 billion

SINGAPORE – Olam International Limited (“Olam” or “the Company”) announced on December 16, 2014, that it has agreed to acq...

Ice Futures Europe suspends a Louis Dreyfus certified warehouse in Antwerp

LONDON, UK – Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE) suspended a Louis Dreyfus Co. certified warehouse for storage of Robusta...

Here is how Dubai aims to become one of the world’s top coffee importers

SAO PAULO, Brazil – The Emirate of Dubai intends to become the world’s top coffee importer. This is what Dubai Multi Commo...