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FDA Approves Bunge's Petition to Claim Soybean Oil as Heart Healthy

July 31, 2017 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved its petition for a qualified health claim linking consumption of soybean oil to reduced risk of coronary heart disease. Bunge independently filed a petition with the FDA that included a summary of human clinical studies from top nutrition researchers demonstrating the heart health potential of soybean oil—America’s most commonly used ingredient and top dietary source of omega-3 fats. Upon review, the FDA will allow companies to communicate that soybean oil may reduce coronary heart disease risk and lower LDL-cholesterol when replacing saturated fat and not increasing calories.

Bunge plans to improve soybean processing footprint in the Eastern Corn Belt

January 9, 2017 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced it plans to take steps to improve the productivity of its leading soybean processing footprint in the Eastern United States. The plan includes building Bunge’s first new processing plant in the U.S. in fifteen years. Locations in Ohio and Indiana are under final consideration for the new facility.

G3 to build next-generation grain export terminal at the Port of Vancouver, BC

December 21, 2016 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - G3 Terminal Vancouver, an affiliate of G3 Global Holdings (G3), is pleased to announce that it will build a state-of-the-art grain export terminal in North Vancouver, British Columbia, the first new grain terminal constructed at the Port of Vancouver since the 1960s.

Bunge to acquire controlling interest in Grupo Minsa’s corn milling business

August 30, 2016 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America (“Bunge”), the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced it has reached a subscription agreement to invest in Grupo Minsa S.A.B. de C.V. (the “Company”), a leading corn flour producer, securing a controlling financial interest in the Company. The transaction is expected to close in early 2017, subject to the authorization of the Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica (Mexican Antitrust Commission), the successful delisting of the Company from the Mexican Stock Exchange, and other customary closing conditions.

Bunge Flour Mixes Obtain Top Certification For Taste and Quality in Mexico

March 7, 2016 - Mexico City, Mexico - A variety of flour mixes made at our Espiga mill in Mexico City recently obtained Taste of the Year certification, one of the most important and trusted certifications in the food service industry in Mexico.

Bunge donates $1 million to new Saint Louis Science Center GROW agriculture exhibit

December 7, 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced a significant gift in support of the Saint Louis Science Center’s recently announced permanent exhibit on agriculture. Bunge is contributing $1 million over five years to the exhibit titled “GROW,” which will teach visitors about food from farm to fork.

Bunge purchases Whole Harvest Foods, LLC

October 5, 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it purchased Whole Harvest Foods, LLC, a leading refiner and packager of expeller pressed commercial cooking oil. Whole Harvest Foods products, which including frying oils, pan sprays and liquid butter alternatives are manufactured at its vegetable oil refinery and packaging facility in Warsaw, North Carolina, and its packaging plant in Las Vegas, Nevada.

G3 Global Grain Group completes investment in CWB

July 31, 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri - G3 Global Grain Group (G3), a newly established agribusiness joint venture based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, today announced a successful close to its investment in CWB which secures a majority interest in the company. CWB will be combined with the grain assets of Bunge Canada to form a new Canadian agribusiness, G3 Canada Limited.

Bunge to close Bradley, Illinois oil packaging plant

July 15, 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has decided to close its oil packaging plant in Bradley, Illinois. In addition, functions currently performed in the adjacent administrative building such as financial and customer services, regulatory and innovation, will be transferred to St. Louis, BNA’s corporate headquarters.

G3 Investors Explore Feasibility of a New Export Grain Terminal on Canada's West Coast

June 2, 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri - G3 Global Holdings, a limited partnership between Bunge Canada and SALIC Canada, announced that it has formed a joint venture with Western Stevedoring Company Limited to examine the feasibility of building an export grain terminal at Lynnterm West Gate at Port Metro Vancouver.

G3 Global Grain Group, a joint venture between Bunge Canada and SALIC Canada Limited, invests in CWB

April 15, 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri - G3 Global Grain Group (G3), a newly established agribusiness joint venture based in Canada, has been named the successful investor in CWB. The investment of C$250 million (subject to certain closing conditions and adjustments) will result in G3 acquiring a majority ownership interest of 50.1% in CWB, with the minority ownership interest to be held in trust for the benefit of farmers. The transaction is expected to close in July 2015.

Bunge purchases specialty extrusion business

March 6, 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has purchased the assets of Heartland Harvest, Inc., a North American leader in the production of die cut pellets used to make extruded foods.

Bunge prevails in lawsuit filed by Syngenta

December 16, 2014 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), issued the following statement regarding the dismissal of Syngenta’s sole remaining claim in its suit against Bunge.

Bunge appoints new VP of government affairs for North America

November 18, 2014 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced the appointment of Martha Scott Poindexter as vice president, government and industry affairs, based in Washington D.C., effective October 20. She replaces Tom Erickson who became vice president and director of legal affairs for Bunge Product Lines in White Plains, New York.

Bunge purchases corn masa flour mill

February 7, 2014 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has purchased the assets of Corn Flour Producers, LLC.

Bunge names CFO and VP of Grain for North America

January 7, 2014 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has promoted George Allard to vice president and chief financial officer. Allard replaces Todd Bastean who was promoted to chief executive officer for Bunge North America effective June 1, 2013. In addition, Matt Gibson joined Bunge North America as vice president and general manager of its grain operations.

Bunge completes purchase of Grupo Altex’s wheat milling business

December 20, 2013 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has completed the previously announced purchase of the wheat milling business of Grupo Altex S.A. de C.V.

Bunge to purchase Grupo Altex Wheat Mills in Mexico

October 23, 2013 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has agreed to buy the wheat milling business of Grupo Altex S.A. de C.V. Financial terms were not disclosed. The purchase is expected to close by the end of the year subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions.

Bunge Celebrates Opening of New Packaging Facility in Decatur, Ala.

April 30, 2013 - Decatur, Alabama - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), marked the grand opening of its new packaging facility and the expansion of its refinery in Decatur, Ala. The new facility improves Bunge’s manufacturing processes to better serve customers in the southeastern United States.

Bunge Limited Announces Management Transition at Bunge North America

April 9, 2013 - White Plains, New York - Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), ), a global agribusiness and food company, today announced the appointment of Todd Bastean to the position of CEO, Bunge North America, effective June 1. Mr. Bastean, currently CFO, Bunge North America, succeeds Soren Schroder, who will become CEO of Bunge Limited on the same date. Mr. Schroder will assume the role of CEO from Alberto Weisser, who earlier this year announced his retirement after 15 years leading the company.

Bunge Announces New Leadership Appointments

April 1, 2013 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced a leadership transition with the appointment of George Allard as vice president and general manager of its oils business. Allard replaces Rodney Perry who has held the position since 2007. Perry is transferring to Bunge’s European office as vice president, food and ingredients for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Wade Ellis replaces Allard as vice president and general manager of Bunge’s milling business in North America.

Bunge Announces CEO Succession

February 7, 2013 - White Plains, New York - Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced that Alberto Weisser will retire as chief executive officer (CEO) effective June 1, 2013. The board of directors has appointed Soren Schroder, currently CEO of Bunge North America, to succeed Mr. Weisser as CEO of the company, and expects Mr. Schroder to become a director before June 1. The board also appointed Mr. Weisser as executive chairman, serving until December 31, 2013.

Bunge Announces Leadership Changes in Canada

January 18, 2013 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), today announced a leadership transition for its Canadian operations. Richard "Rick" A. Watson, who has served as country manager since 2008, will retire effective March 31, 2013. With this change, Karl Gerrand will join Bunge from Viterra, Inc., as managing director, Canada.

GROWMARK Announces Purchase of B-G Fertilizer, LLC Interest, Lease of Bunge Fertilizer Terminals

December 31, 2012 - St. Louis, Missouri - GROWMARK, Inc., Bloomington, Ill., today announced it has agreed to purchase Bunge North America's interest in B-G Fertilizer, LLC. B-G Fertilizer, LLC owns and operates the former CF Industries terminal located in Cincinnati, Ohio to serve the needs of retail customers that provide fertilizer to farmers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Bunge to Sponsor Culinary Stage and Battle of the Food Trucks at 2012 Charter Taste of St. Louis Event

September 26, 2012 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, a leading agribusiness and food ingredient business, announced that it will sponsor the Culinary Stage and Battle of the Food Trucks at the 2012 Charter Taste of St. Louis event taking place in downtown St. Louis - just blocks from Busch Stadium - Sept. 28-30.

Bunge opens state-of-the-art Culinary Center in Bradley, Illinois

July 24, 2012 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), is expanding the Bunge Ingredient Innovation Center (BIIC) in Bradley, Illinois to include a full service culinary center. The state-of-the-art facility includes an industrial kitchen and a corporate dining room with extensive video capabilities.

Bunge Margarine Product Melts Hippie Hearts in Major Motion Picture

March 29, 2012 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that its margarine products will be featured in the newly-released film, “Margarine Wars.”

Bunge buys elevator in Rushville, Ind.

March 23, 2012 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has purchased the Lotus elevator in Rushville, Ind. from MGPI of Indiana, LLC.

Bunge and TRT-ETGO form joint venture in Canada

December 12, 2011 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has created a joint venture company with Twin Rivers Technologies Enterprises de Transformation de Graines Oleagineuses du Quebec Inc. (TRT-ETGO), a subsidiary of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Sdn Bhd of Malaysia. The joint venture, Bunge ETGO L.P., will combine the commercial activities related to the crushing and refining operations of Bunge’s Hamilton, Ontario plant and TRT-ETGO’s plant located in Bécancour, Quebec.

Bunge responds to ruling denying Syngenta's request for a preliminary injunction

September 27, 2011 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), issued this statement following a U.S. Federal District Court's ruling on September 26, 2011 denying Syngenta's request for a preliminary injunction.

Bunge-SCF Grain to Operate Grain Elevator in McLeansboro, Illinois

September 22, 2011 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge-SCF Grain, LLC, a joint venture between Bunge North America and SCF Agri/Fuels LLC, announced today that it has signed a long-term agreement to lease the Soylutions, LLC grain elevator in McLeansboro, Illinois.

Bunge plans expansion at Ft. Saskatchewan canola processing plant

September 19, 2011 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it plans to increase the capacity at a second of its four canola processing plants in Western Canada, the facility in Ft. Saskatchewan, Alberta. In October 2010, Bunge announced another project that will more than double crushing capacity at the facility in Altona, Manitoba, as part of a multiyear expansion program in Canada.

Bunge responds to Syngenta suit

August 23, 2011 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), issued the following statement which can be attributed to Soren Schroder, Bunge North America president and CEO.

EGT to build third facility in Montana

August 16, 2011 - Portland, Oregon - EGT, LLC, a joint venture between Bunge North America, ITOCHU and STX Pan Ocean, announced it is building a high capacity shuttle train loader in Carter, Montana. This facility along with similar facilities under construction in Chester and Kintyre Flats will ensure that EGT can efficiently ship quality wheat from a key growing region to the company's grain export grain terminal in Longview, Washington.

Bunge purchases C.F. Sauer’s margarine assets

August 12, 2011 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it purchased the margarine assets of The C.F. Sauer Company (CFS) which includes the margarine plant of its subsidiary, Dean Foods Company, in Sandston, Virginia and the margarine production and packaging assets at the CFS facility in New Century, Kansas. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been released.

Bunge creates joint venture to build river grain terminal in Illinois

April 1, 2011 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has created a joint venture with SCF Marine Inc., a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH), to build a river grain terminal in Fairmont City located in St. Clair County, Illinois. The joint venture, Bunge-SCF Grain, LLC, will build a state-of-the-art facility on the Mississippi River capable of receiving grains, soybeans, their byproducts and other bulk commodities and efficiently shipping them either domestically or to the export market.

Bunge completes purchase of California rice mill

December 17, 2010 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has completed the previously announced purchase of the rice milling business of Pacific International Rice Mills, LLC, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch, Inc.

EGT to build two facilities in Montana

December 17, 2010 - Portland, Oregon - EGT, LLC, a joint venture between Bunge North America, ITOCHU and STX Pan Ocean, announced it is building two high capacity shuttle train loaders in Montana. The facilities to be built in Chester and Kintyre Flats will ensure that EGT can efficiently ship wheat from a key growing region to the company’s export grain terminal currently under construction in Longview, Washington.

Bunge to purchase California rice mill

December 13, 2010 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has agreed to buy the rice milling business of Pacific International Rice Mills, LLC, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch, Inc. The purchase is expected to close by the end of the year, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Bunge buys three elevators from AGRI Industries

November 19, 2010 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has purchased three elevators from AGRI Industries, Inc. The elevators, located in Meeker’s Landing and McGregor, Iowa and Fulton, Ill., were operated as part of a joint venture between AGRI Industries and Bunge that was established in 2004.

Bunge purchases Morristown Grain Co., Inc.

November 4, 2010 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it purchased Morristown Grain Co., Inc., which includes elevators in Morristown, Ind. and Rushville, Ind.

Bunge plans expansion at Altona canola processing plant

October 12, 2010 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it plans to more than double the capacity of its canola processing plant in Altona, Man., part of a multiyear expansion program across its four Western Canada processing plants.

Bunge opens Ingredient Innovations Center in Bradley, Ill.

October 6, 2010 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced the opening of the Bunge Ingredient Innovation Center (BIIC) for Edible Oils & Carbohydrates in Bradley, Ill. This center combines Bunge’s food ingredient innovation and pilot plant facilities into one location.

Bunge to discontinue soybean processing in Danville, Ill.

February 22, 2010 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it is discontinuing soybean processing and related plant operations at its facility in Danville, Ill. effective April 23. The facility will continue to handle soybeans as a grain elevator. In addition, the co-located corn mill will remain open.

Bunge Limited Announces Management Appointments

November 10, 2009 - White Plains, NY - Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced two management appointments that will become effective January 1, 2010.

Bunge names CFO and VP of Human Resources for North America

November 9, 2009 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has promoted Todd Bastean to vice president and chief financial officer and Geri Hayes to vice president of human resources effective December 31, 2009. Bastean replaces Michael Scharf who has been CFO since 1990 and will be assuming a new global role with Bunge Limited under the direction of chief financial officer Jackie Fouse. Hayes replaces Phil Staggs who joined the company in 1999 and will be retiring at the end of the year.

Bunge partners with two leading agribusiness firms to build export grain terminal in the Pacific Northwest

June 1, 2009 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has created a joint venture with ITOCHU and STX Pan Ocean to build and operate a state-of-the-art export grain terminal at the Port of Longview, Wash. Called EGT Development, LLC, the project will be the first export terminal built in the United States in more than two decades.

Bunge buys assets of Mid-Atlantic Vegetable Shortening, Inc.

April 24, 2009 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has purchased the assets of Mid-Atlantic Vegetable Shortening, Inc. in Kearny, N.J.

Bunge to discontinue crush operations in Marion, Ohio

November 21, 2008 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it is discontinuing soybean processing operations at its plant in Marion, Ohio by November 30. The facility will remain open as a grain elevator.

Bunge Acquires Corn Dry Milling Assets from J.R.Short Milling

November 14, 2008 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has purchased the assets that J.R. Short Milling Company used in its traditional corn dry mill operations as well as the assets to operate its specialty product line. The purchase does not include J.R. Short’s pellet division. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been released.

Bunge terminates merger agreement with Corn Products

November 10, 2008 - White Plains, NY - Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced that its Board of Directors has voted to terminate the June 21, 2008 merger agreement between Bunge and Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO), citing the decision of the Corn Products Board to withdraw its recommendation of support for the merger agreement with Bunge.

Bunge comments on Corn Products’ announcement regarding merger agreement

November 5, 2008 - White Plains, NY - Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today issued the following statement in response to a notification from Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO) that the Corn Products Board of Directors intends to withdraw its recommendation of support for the company’s merger agreement with Bunge:

Bunge begins distributing and marketing fertilizer in North America

July 17, 2008 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has created a business unit to distribute and market fertilizer products (NPK). Bunge will source the commodities domestically and internationally for sale to domestic dealers and co-operatives.

Bunge and Corn Products to combine

June 23, 2008 - White Plains, New York and Westchester, Illinois - Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) and Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Bunge will acquire Corn Products in an all-stock transaction. The aggregate transaction value is approximately $4.8 billion, including assumption of approximately $414 million of Corn Products’ net debt.

Bunge Names General Managers of North American Oils and Milling Units

December 5, 2007 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has promoted Rodney Perry to vice president and general manager of Bunge Oils and Todd Bastean to vice president and general manager of Bunge Milling.

Bunge to discontinue crush operations in Marks, Mississippi

October 29, 2007 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it is discontinuing soybean processing operations at its plant in Marks, Miss. by the end of the year. The facility will remain open as a grain elevator and will expand its operations to include wheat and corn in addition to soybeans.

Bunge to coordinate shipments of all agriculture products from Georgia Ports Authority’s facility at Port of Brunswick

September 25, 2007 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has signed a cargo-handling agreement with the Georgia Ports Authority to coordinate shipments of all agriculture products through the Port of Brunswick’s Colonel’s Island Terminal.

Bunge mill in Chatham, Ontario to close

March 29, 2007 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it will close its corn mill in Chatham, Ontario in mid-May.

Bunge Hamilton, Ontario Plant to Process Canola

December 5, 2006 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it will resume canola operations at its oilseed processing plant in Hamilton, Ontario. Once the needed modifications are complete in December 2007, the plant will have the capacity to crush 240,000 MT of canola per year. The plant will continue to process soybeans.

Bunge North America names senior leaders in new organizational structure

November 21, 2006 - St. Louis, Missouri - Bunge North America, the North America operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced it has promoted five people as part of a company reorganization. Todd Bastean becomes general manager of the newly created Bunge Biofuels unit; Greg Bechtel is named general manager of Bunge Oilseed Processing; Rodney Perry becomes general manager of Bunge Milling; Bailey Ragan is named general manager of Bunge Grain; and Mike Snow is promoted to manager of the newly created industrial management department.