Global AgInvesting News, Information and Research for Investors in Farmland and Agriculture Globally New Self-Fertilizing Almond Varieties Being Engineered in Australia Three superior, self-fertilizing varieties of almonds have been developed in Australia and are being commercialized later in 2015. 03/27/2015 1:25 PM Foreign Investors Lured by Palm Oil’s Wild Ride Foreign investors now account for 40% of trading in Malaysian palm oil futures compared to 25% in 2010. 03/27/2015 11:17 AM Farmland Partners Unveils $80 Million U.S. Land Purchase Farmland Partners shares reach a seven month high after announcing their biggest farmland acquisition to date. 03/27/2015 11:4 AM EBRD Supports Buyout of Leading Food and Beverages Group in Serbia Private equity group Mid Europa Partners has acquired Danube Foods Group with co-equity investment from the EBRD. 03/25/2015 3:17 PM Argentina: Soy Hoarding Doubles Amid Tensions Argentine farmers are currently hoarding 7.4 million tons of soybeans, or 14% of the 52 million ton 2013/14 crop. 03/25/2015 1:12 PM Breaking News: Kraft Foods Acquired by 3G Capital Partners at a Value of $46 Billion 3G Capital has acquired Kraft Foods through its HJ Heinz unit in association Berkshire in a deal that values Kraft at $46 billion. 03/25/2015 12:0 AM Chinese Rival French to Buy Bordeaux Vineyards Chinese and French investors now each account for approximately one third of the Bordeaux vineyard market. 03/24/2015 3:10 PM Kuban Agricultural Holding Seeks Asian Investment to Fund Growth Sanctions, unrest, and economic fallout are driving Russian agricultural operations to seek investment from Asia. 03/24/2015 2:7 PM Australia: Broadbent Grain Buys Major Grain Handling Site Rabobank sees a phase of massive investment occurring in Australia’s grain infrastructure sector that could exceed $150 million. 03/24/2015 12:13 PM China Indicates Policy Shift Away From Bumper Harvests China has indicated it is shifting its policy away from record harvests toward quality and sustainability; depending more in imports. 03/24/2015 12:9 PM