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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...

Bloomberg announces 2016 target weights for the Bloomberg Commodity Index

Bloomberg announced last week the composition and 2016 target weights for the Bloomberg Commodity Index (BCOM). Launched i...

Todd Hall elected to Cargill Board of Directors

MINNEAPOLIS, U.S. - Todd Hall, a member of Cargill’s executive team and the leader of the company’s protein and salt busin...

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...

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...

COOPERATION – FMO signs US$75 mln facility for Ecom

FMO has signed a USD 75 mln senior syndicated facility for Ecom Agroindustrial, the Switzerland based holding company for ...

RABOBANK – Lower oil prices contributing to lower food prices

NEW YORK, USA – Rabobank says that the recent dramatic oil price drop will have implications for the global food supply ch...

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...

CREDIT SUISSE – December sees further consolidation in commodity markets

NEW YORK, US – Commodities were lower in December, largely characterized by fundamental factors, according to Credit Suiss...

AfDB approves a €100-million Soft Commodity Finance Facility for Sucden Côte d’Ivoire

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Friday, July 10, 2015 a two-year €100-million So...