COFCO around the world: South Africa’s deeply rooted business model is key to success

An innovative South African partnership model is changing the way farmers and COFCO International work together to grow, harvest and merchandize crops. In the latest edition of COFCO Around the World, find out how we are strengthening ties with South Africa while exploring connections across the sub-Saharan region.

COFCO around the world: Brazil - Cementing our position in the agricultural powerhouse

Santos is Latin America’s busiest export hub connecting over 600 ports in 125 countries and exporting all the region’s main commodities including coffee, corn, sugar, and soy. As the most important foreign trade route in Brazil, it is also the beating heart of COFCO International’s operations.

COFCO around the world: Ukraine - a solid partnership with potential to grow

Situated on the left bank of Ukraine’s Bugskiy Liman estuary where the Yuzhniy Bug and Inhul rivers join up before flowing into the Black Sea, Nikolaev Port never goes to sleep.

COFCO around the world: Growing the South Cone cooperation

Sitting on the right bank of the Parana River, Timbúes is one of Argentina’s most important agricultural export hubs, playing a key role in getting the region’s maize, soy, wheat, and other commodities to global markets.

Interview with Dmitriy Denisenko – Putting safety at the core of the business

Carrying responsibility for the environment, health and safety at more than 80 locations around the world, Dmitriy is convinced that “a business is only safe when safety is at its core.”

Satellite images play major role in building sustainable soy supply chain

To create a supply chain free from deforestation, information is key. And when it comes to soy, that means understanding what is happening on the ground, both the big picture and the small details at every step along the way.

Interview with Paula Freire, Head of IT Applications – on women in trading and overcoming invisible obstacles

On International Women’s Day we speak with Paula Freire, COFCO International Global Head of Applications about the important role of female mentors, women in commodities trading, and what would happen if Einstein had been a woman

Guardians of Tomorrow: An early lesson in sustainable agriculture

Our "Guardians of Tomorrow" programme teaches children about the importance of keeping farming in balance with nature. So far, the initiative has reached more than 3000 pupils in over 40 schools across 38 municipalities in Brazil.