China food giant backs tougher action on soy deforestation

Madeleine Cuff
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The Cerrado region in Brazil, at risk from soy production
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The Cerrado region in Brazil, at risk from soy production

Chairman of COFCO Corporation, China's largest food processor, announces support for tougher restrictions on trading soy grown on deforested land

One of China's largest food processors has signalled its support for tougher measures to curb the soy industry's role in driving deforestation. In an article published last week at the Davos World Economic...

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