Bunge, Viterra Will Merge to Form $34 Billion Agri-Trading Powerhouse

U.S. grains merchant Bunge and Glencore-backed Viterra are merging to create an agricultural trading giant worth about $34 billion including debt, the companies said on Tuesday, in a deal that will likely draw close regulatory scrutiny.

Bunge Launches Vream Specialty Shortenings at IFT’19

May 30, 2019 Bunge

Bakers and tortilla makers now have a new line of specially designed shortenings to enhance the appearance, mouthfeel, and functionality of icings, donuts, and tortillas. Bunge Loders Croklaan will launch the new products, Vream™ Specialty Shortenings, at this year’s Ingredient & Food Technology show in New Orleans (IFT’19, Jun 3-5).

Bunge Appoints Gregory A. Heckman as CEO

April 30, 2019 Bunge

Mr. Heckman joined the Bunge board in October 2018 and has served as Acting CEO since January 2019. His appointment to the role of CEO accelerates Bunge’s commitment to execute against the strategic priorities established last quarter by Mr. Heckman: improving performance, focusing and optimizing the portfolio and strengthening financial discipline.

Bunge Names Gregory A. Heckman Acting Chief Executive Officer

January 22, 2019 Bunge Limited

Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), a leader in agriculture, food and ingredients, today announced that Board member Gregory A. Heckman, a seasoned agribusiness executive, has been appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He replaces Soren Schroder, who previously announced his intention to step down.