[NEW YORK] Global commodities trader Olam International is building a cocoa powder manufacturing facility outside Chicago, according to a company spokesman and a local official.

SUNNY Verghese, Olam International's co-founder and chief executive, has been appointed chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the global CEO-led advocacy...

SUNNY Verghese, Olam International's chief executive officer and co-founder, has been appointed chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)...

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Monday:

COMMODITIES supplier Olam International announced on Dec 1 it has completed the sale of its 5,100 acre (around 2,100 hectares) Edible Nuts orchards to Farmland Partners Inc (FPI) for US$110 million...

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COMMODITIES trader Olam International said on Tuesday that it was unaware of any information that could explain the unusual surge in its share price within the day.

COMMODITIES supplier Olam International has been issued a trading query by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Tuesday after the stock surged 5.6 per cent.

OLAM International Limited will be issuing eight billion yen (S$96.5 million) 0.9825 per cent fixed rate senior unsecured notes due 2022 via a private placement.

OLAM International on Monday posted a nearly 29 per cent rise in net profit to S$147.7 million for the second quarter ended June 30 on growth in its food category, up from S$114.9 million a year ago.

OLAM International on Tuesday announced that it has priced S$300 million of subordinated perpetual securities under its US$5 billion Euro Medium Term Note Programme.