Why Uruguay is proving so attractive to potential investors

Uruguay is a small country in South America that has been increasingly attracting the attention of foreign investors in recent years. With a stable political environment, a diversified economy, and a highly educated workforce, Uruguay is emerging as a promising destination for investors looking to diversify their portfolios and tap into new opportunities. This post will explore some main reasons why investors are attracted to Uruguay. One main factor that makes Uruguay an attractive destination for investors…

State of the art dairy farm in Uruguay with 13,000 milking cows and self-generating power

A state-of-the-art dairy farm with 13,000 milking cows exporting powder milk created more than 300 qualified jobs and generated its own energy from the animals’ dung in Durazno, Uruguay. It costs over 160 million US dollars and belongs to Argentine tycoon Alejandro Bulgheroni, who has been investing heavily in Uruguay. He also owns olive plantations, vineyards and a winery with his brand name. Oscar Ianni and Alessandro Martelli from Estancias del Lago, as the dairy farm is named, said the preliminary operation…

Argentines continue to flock to Uruguay to Invest

Data released by the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) reveals that, as of December 31, 2022, the investment advisors and portfolio managers sector in Uruguay had grown in terms of clients and employees. Specifically, there were 67 portfolio managers and 106 investment advisors in the country, an increase of 10 from the previous year. These advisors and managers managed the assets of 36,170 clients, 21.5% more than at the end of 2021, and employed 951 people. Of the total number of clients, 63.7% were Argentines,…

TLG announces the sale of one of Uruguay’s most iconic farmland properties

Co-founded in 2016 by Francisco Roque de Pinho and Joaquín Labella in Uruguay – a country with vast unexplored agricultural potential wedged between Argentina and Brazil – TLG Management Partners (TLG) works to implement improvements on and then manage underperforming farmland properties in South America on behalf of European investors.  Common challenges associated with the global pandemic, including economic uncertainty, depressed commodity prices, and market volatility, followed by supply chain…

Investing in agriculture for 2023

Hardy investors are seeking new ways to grow their money. IN THE next 40 years, humans will need to produce more food than they did in the previous 10,000 put together. But with sprawling cities gobbling up arable land, agricultural productivity gains decreasing, and demand for biofuels increasing, supply is not keeping up with demand. Clever farmers, scientists and entrepreneurs are bursting with ideas. But they need money to make this jump. Financiers more often found buying and selling companies have cottoned…

Understanding Uruguay Farmland Soils Classification: Coneat values

What is CONEAT? This project started back in 1968 when the National Commission for the Agronomic Investigation of the Land was founded to develop criteria for the definition of the productivity of each parcel of land of Uruguay. (Comisión Nacional de Estudio Agronómico de la Tierra). The CONEAT commission recollected data from producers, technicians and also from field studies, laboratories and institutions that helped to develop the CONEAT index . At that time, it was created purely for taxation…

The future of food in South America

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The future of food in South America is uncertain because high-quality food will be grown anywhere in the world with the lowest input cost. The leadership of agriculture and food exports in South America is an achievement of generations and now yields its best harvest. This continent has a most conducive climate for producing high-quality food, as well as exceptional soils, thanks to the volcanic ash of the Andes, accumulated over millennia. All these factors, coupled with hard work, the application of research…

Investing in Uruguay: Farmland

Ninety-five percent of Uruguay is rural and Uruguay is roughly the same size as England and Wales combined. Juan Federico Fischer, the managing partner at Andersen, advises multinationals and individuals about investing in Uruguay and has created frameworks for large-scale investments in agriculture, timber, and real estate investment in Uruguay. He’s regularly quoted in the international press on Uruguay’s investment climate. In this interview, Karen A Higgs, founder of Guru’Guay, and Federico…

Beef-addicted Uruguay aiming to make farming greener

Last year, Uruguay launched a livestock and climate initiative with the help of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). We hear from Rosa Correa, one of 62 farm owners to implement the programme, about its aims and objectives Rotating cattle to keep the grass long, synching cows’ pregnancies and improving bovine diet are just some of the tactics Uruguayan farmers are using to mitigate the impact of cattle on climate change. There are four cows for each person in Uruguay, the South American…

Buying farmland in Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil: an investment with upside growth potential

Land prices have declined in the past few years in these countries, along with the current strength of the US dollar, it makes a strong case for investing now in farmlands Latin American’s Mercosur region. The countries in the Mercosur include Uruguay, Argentina, Venezuela (suspended), Paraguay, and Brazil. Farmland has a history of preserving capital in times of economic downturns. The durability and negative correlation of farmland returns to economic cycles are driven by the consistent requirement of a…

In Uruguay 15 companies own more than 1,400,000 ha of farm land.

Cows in Uruguay
Seven forest companies, six agricultural groups, a dairy company and a Brazilian business person in Uruguay farm over 1.4 million hectares of productive farmland-as-owners and or tenants. Land suitable for farming in Uruguay is about 16 million hectares. Among the major landowners are a number of Brazilian and Argentine companies. Among the 15 business groups that include Montes del Plata, East Forest, Weyerhaeuser, Tekoayhu Forestry, Forestry South Atlantic RMK Timberland Group and Sierras Stills (Ence) Forestadoras;…

👉 AGRICULTURAL INVESTMENT IN URUGUAY

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Agricultural investment in Uruguay will grow by 5% in this five-year period Global demand for agricultural products will remain strong in the coming decades, mainly sustained by increased consumption in Asia. In developing countries, the current average meat consumption of 26 kg will reach 37 kg by 2030. Meat consumption will continue to rise, as projected by the FAO. FAO Corporate Document Repository. Uruguay is a reliable and attractive destination for foreign agricultural investment. Uruguay is a predominantly…
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