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Agri-business starts to lift the Argentine economy

SAN ANTONIO DE ARECO (ARGENTINA) (AFP) –  Federico Zerboni gazes out from his 4×4 as it rumbles across the pampas, fertile fields of rapeseed and soybean visible as far as the eye can see. An agri-business boom in Argentina, fueled largely by soybean and grain exports, has helped offset some of the pain of a bitter recession that forced…

Adecoagro – One of the largest agricultural companies in South America

Adecoagro started operating in 2002 with the purchase of 74,000 hectares of land in Argentina and from then on they became one of the largest agricultural companies in South America. Adecoagro production is mainly focused on sugar and ethanol, but it is also producing soy, rice, corn, and dairy. The company’s main competitive…

Argentine meat consumption is up but the mix has changed

 Sheep meat is now the least popular Patagonian lamb once considered worldwide as the crème de la crème in quality and taste is fading away as an option for local consumers to levels more in keeping with worldwide consumption. More than 50% of Argentine sheep breeds are now wool based. Per capita consumption of sheep meat is declining In Argentina…

Argentine Agriculture Comeback

After 10 years of heavy Government intervention, policies have changed and Argentine agriculture is coming back in full force. Governments around the world intervene in their agricultural sectors, and in times of high commodities prices, many countries before Argentina introduced export retentions and “windfall taxes” to natural resource industries aiming to ensure…

Argentine Economic reforms have more than doubled farm profitability

Argentine  Economic Reforms introduced by Argentina’s new government have “more than doubled” profitability prospects for farmers, said Adecoagro, the South American agricultural group in which George Soros is the biggest investor. The farm operator – which has more than 350,000 hectares planted with field crops and sugar cane –…

💰 Argentine Agriculture will boost farm production up to 50%

Argentine Agriculture will boost farm production dramatically  Gustavo Grobocopatel, head of the  South American agro-business Grobo group anticipated that with the measures announced by the team of president elect Mauricio Macri  to be implemented from the 10 December, Argentine Agriculture is going to increase by 40% to 50%”, meaning more dollars for industry, jobs and services.…