TITLE

Grainfarmers and Centaur Grain plan to merge

AUTHOR(S)
Spackman, Paul
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/19/2008, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the plans of British grain companies Grainfarmers and Centaur Grain to merge in 2008. The merger would see the new company, Openfied, work with over 7,000 farmers and handle about four million tonnes of grain. Openfield also planned to appoint DHL Exel to handle all its grain haulage and establish a central haulage control tower at the Colsterworth headquarters in Lincolnshire, England.
ACCESSION #
34673147

 

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