• Ekosem flags 'huge potential' in Russian dairy
    • Agrimoney
    • 13 September 2013

    The group said it had acquired 10,000 hectares of land during the half year, taking its total portfolio to 186,000 hectares, of which it owns 101,000 hectares.

  • Irrico close to doubling Russia farmland portfolio
    • Agrimoney
    • 13 September 2013

    Irrico, the Russia-based agricultural investment company, revealed it is on the verge of doubling its land portfolio as it unveiled it had attracted a third investor, emerging markets private equity group Hong Kong-based ADM Capital.

  • La campagne de Russie de Bonduelle
    • Les Echos
    • 05 September 2013

    Entre le Caucase et la mer Noire, le groupe familial français cultive l’équivalent de la surface de Paris.

  • De l’argent sale russe et chinois dans le vignoble français ?
    • Sud Ouest
    • 02 August 2013

    Des achats de propriétés viticoles en France servent-ils à blanchir de l'argent sale via des montages financiers complexes ?

  • Charoen Pokphand to buy into Russia Baltic Pork Invest
    • Just-Food
    • 29 July 2013

    Charoen Pokphand Foods acquires majority stake in Russian pork producer Russia Baltic Pork Invest of Norway, giving it a 8,000ha grain farm and several large scale pig farms in Kaliningrad.

  • Eastern Europe beckons farmland investors
    • Farmers Weekly
    • 21 April 2013

    Farmland prices are firming across much of Central and Eastern Europe, as interest from institutional investors -- mainly pension funds -- begins to translate into transactions on the ground.

  • N. Korea to farm land in Russian Far East
    • Asahi Shimbun
    • 01 Mar 2013

    North Korea will dispatch dozens of laborers this spring to grow corn, beans and vegetables on 1,000 hectares of farmland in the Russian Far East, local government sources said

  • Harvesting opportunities on foreign soil
    • China Daily
    • 04 December 2012

    More Chinese companies and individuals are looking for sources of growth in the rich land of Russia's Far East region.

  • Trigon swaps land, cuts exposure to Russia drought
    • Agrimoney
    • 28 November 2012

    The Black Sea farm operator revealed it had "expanded" the deal to swap land holdings after a collapse of nearly 50% in its Russian crop production.

  • Ekosem to sell E60m in bonds to support land deals
    • Agrimoney
    • 05 November 2012

    Ekosem-Agrar stoked a run of debt issuance by corporates by unveiling plans for raising E60m through bonds to support its growth plans, including expansion of its sizeable Russian land bank.

  • Black Earth reveals cash call to unlock Pepsi deal
    • Agrimoney
    • 22 October 2012

    Russian farm operator says it signed a 3-yr deal with PepsiCo to provide potatoes and sunflower seed for use in making Frito-Lay crisps, besides sugar beet for other products.

  • Bonduelle va accroitre à nouveau ses capacités en Russie
    • Usine Nouvelle
    • 02 October 2012

    6 millions d’euros seront déboursés pour installer des systèmes d’irrigation sur les 6 500 hectares de terres agricoles achetées à Cecab, qui complètent les 3 500 hectares appartenant déjà à Bonduelle.

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