FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Bunge Profits Soar on Strong Ag Sales
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:55 AM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- Bunge Ltd. said its second-quarter profit more than doubled as large crops and increased demand drove up sales in its main agribusiness segment.

The company's results crushed market expectations, and Bunge said it expects good results to continue in the second half of the year as demand for agricultural commodities should remain strong.

One of the largest grain handlers in the world, White Plains, N.Y.-based Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains world-wide, among other businesses.

It has been expected to benefit from this year's benevolent weather and strong crop season. In addition, a big ...

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