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To boost the production of plant protein, Bunge has invested USD 34.8 million in Australian Plant Proteins (APP). The APP produces and supplies protein isolate powders, sourced from Australian pulses.

  • APP is a premium plant-based powder processing, packaging and distribution business with facilities in regional Victoria.
  • Bunge’s investment will enable APP to accelerate the expansion of its plant protein isolate fractionation facility.
  • Bunge will also be APP’s exclusive distributor in the Americas and provide valuable downstream application resources through its Creative Solutions Centre.

The prominent deals and expansions by Bunge are mentioned below:

Nov 2020: The renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel producer Neste has announced to acquire Bunge Loders Croklaan’s refinery plant located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands for approximately $306 million. The refinery plant is located next to Neste’s existing biorefinery and it consists of a pretreatment facility, tank farm, jetties and has a pipeline connection to Neste’s site.

Sep 2020: Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC), the specialty oils and fats business of Bunge Limited opened its state-of-the-art shea butter processing facility in Tema, Ghana with the launch of the Where Life Grows campaign that celebrates the company’s efforts to build a resilient and sustainable shea supply chain in Africa.

April 2020: Bunge Limited announced to sell 35 U.S. interior elevators to Zen-Noh Grain Corporation. Through certain supply agreements, Bunge will be able to access a larger and stronger origination and distribution network through Zen-Noh to better serve American farmers and global export customers.

April 2020: Bunge announced a $2.5 million commitment to COVID-19 relief efforts. The funds supported health and hunger causes directly related to the pandemic in the communities where Bunge operates.

December 2019: Bunge Limited announced to sell its margarine and mayonnaise assets in Brazil to Seara Alimentos S.A. The transaction includes three production plants and the brands used for these two products.

December 2019: Bunge Limited and BP plc announced that they had completed the formation of BP Bunge Bioenergia, the Brazilian bioenergy joint venture that combines their Brazilian bioenergy and sugarcane ethanol businesses. BP Bunge Bioenergia is now the second largest operator by effective crushing capacity in the Brazilian bioethanol market.

About Bunge Limited

Bunge Limited, headquartered in Missouri, United States, is a leading agribusiness and food company. The company is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. The company has expansive network of feeds and fuels in a growing world with more than 25,000 employees worldwide. Bunge has more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities across the world.

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