Chinese Companies To Develop Agricultural Land and Expand Sugar Production in Northern Nigeria

Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State yesterday [16 August 2015] said two Chinese companies are ready to invest in the state in the area of sugar and other agricultural products. Badaru who disclosed this to newsmen when the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Gu-Xianojie paid a courtesy call on him in his office, said

COFCO to Commission its Tomato Processing Subsidiary, Tunhe, To Manage Sugar Business Division

China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corp. (COFCO), the largest food group in China and the third biggest one in the world, has recently adjusted sugar business in its subsidiaries and gathered the business together in one company to avoid horizontal competition. Cofco Tunhe (600737.SH) said recently that the parent company, COFCO, planned to commission

Hainan Island to Transition Away From Rice and Sugar Cane Production

A Chinese provincial government is to ‘restructure’ the island’s agricultural sector in order to foster opportunities for substantial future growth. The Hainan Government held a symposium on June 22-25 where it announced various plans focused on developing 12 new industries, including tropical produce and e-commerce…Full Article: Fresh Fruit Portal July 2015 Key Point According to

Chinese Company Buys Australian Sugar Mill to Produce Ethanol from Sorghum

The Chinese company developing the second stage of the Ord irrigation scheme in Western Australia, has bought the old Kununurra sugar mill. Kimberley Agricultural Investments (KAI) is currently developing 13,400 hectares of irrigated land and has purchased the sugar mill which sits on a 19 hectare block. The property is currently being used as offices