Wednesday May 8
Cargill breaks ground on Indonesian facility
In breaking ground on its first Asian cocoa processing plant in Gresik, in the East-Java region of Indonesia earlier this week, Cargill revealed how deep its commitment to develop the Asian cocoa sector is - $100 million deep.
INDONESIA: Cargill to build cocoa facility
The US agribusiness giant said the facility, based in East Java, is expected to be up and running by the middle of next year.
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Indonesia's Top Cement Firm Plans $200m Burma Factory
PT Semen Indonesia plans to build a $200 million factory in Burma in 2014 as it expands its business in Southeast Asia to take on Thai rival Siam Cement Pcl, the head of country's biggest cement maker said.
Indonesia's top cement company plans regional push
The Myanmar plan is the latest expansion strategy by the Gresik-based company, which became the first Indonesian state-owned firm to make an overseas corporate acquisition when it bought a majority stake in Vietnam's Thang Long Cement in 2011.