Stories

Brazilian sugar fields abuzz with successful bee protection

A healthy buzz from our sugarcane fields in Brazil. Cofco International’s Project Pollinate minimises the impact of sugarcane production on beekeepers, while providing them with technical support to enhance productivity and quality of their products.

Our commitment to protect and respect people and communities

The complex journey of an agricultural commodity passes through farmland, villages, ports and factories, sometimes in the world’s most remote corners. Inevitably this work impacts tens of thousands of people.

From young trainee to tech guru: Julián tells us how to make your career a professional dream

From young trainee to tech guru: Julián tells us how to make your career a professional dream

Paulo’s job - Bridging the worlds of big business and farming

Besides a vibrant business community, Brazil’s megacity of São Paulo offers a rich cultural scene and vibrant social life. At the end of each week, however, Paulo Bonissoni, COFCO International’s Origination Director in Brazil, looks forward to leaving the city of 20 million people and retreating to his family home in Curitiba on Parana State, southern Brazil.

COFCO International sets new target to help conserve water

With a new goal to achieve a 10% water efficiency improvement across its global industrial operations by 2025, the company stands to save at least 1.3 million m3 of water each year

COFCO International aims for full traceability of all directly sourced soy across Brazil by 2023

COFCO International aims for full traceability of all directly sourced soy across Brazil by 2023

Martin’s port city of Rosario: Trust, respect and football

Martin, COFCO's Origination Manager, explains how growing up in the port city of Rosario, the birthplace of Lionel Messi and Argentina's major agri export hub, shaped his business skills and passion for football.

COFCO International wins multiple awards for sector-leading sustainability-linked loan

COFCO International’s sustainability-linked loan has won the following awards in 2020: TXF Overall Commodity Finance Deal of the Year Award, The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Regional Awards: Best Sustainability Loan, Environment Finance: Best Sustainability Loan, Asia Pacific Loan Market Association: Syndicated Green Sustainable Finance Deal of the Year, Global Trade Review: Best Deals Award