(FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ASIA 3/31/15)
By Chuin-Wei Yap in Beijing, and Jesse Newman and Jacob Bunge in Chicago
Chinese food company Cofco Corp. is on a determined shopping spree.
In a few short years, Cofco has spent a couple billion dollars quietly buying up Australian cane fields, French vineyards and Brazilian soybean pastures, helping it become one of the world's largest food companies. Now, Cofco is exploring deals in the world's biggest...