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Latest hot spell set to deepen drought pain in France

Jul 17 2019

PARIS Hot weather in France next week is expected to prolong drought conditions that have impacted several sectors including nuclear power generation and farming, and led to restrictions on water use in 61 administrative regions.

Sugar maker Tereos on cusp of crucial strategy vote

Jun 25 2019

PARIS Tereos, one of the world's largest sugar makers, is facing a key internal vote on Wednesday that could change the group's strategy, with senior management challenged by cooperative members concerned by a plunge in profit.

ADM to cut jobs at animal feed unit Neovia in France

Jun 18 2019

PARIS Archer Daniels Midland Company plans to cut 127 staff at its recently acquired Neovia animal feed business in France to eradicate job duplication, the head of the group's animal nutrition department said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-ADM to cut jobs at animal feed unit Neovia in France

Jun 18 2019

* More job cuts planned at Neovia globally (Adds quotes, details)

UPDATE 2-Sugar maker Tereos sees better year ahead after hefty losses

Jun 12 2019

* Expects deal to reduce net debt, boost operating profit (Adds details, quotes)

Expect more sugar factory closures in Europe, says Cristal Union

Jun 06 2019

PARIS More European sugar factories will close as companies are forced to cut costs after a slump in prices since the end of EU production quotas wiped out profits, French sugar group Cristal Union's chief executive said on Thursday.

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE

May 30 2019

(In May 28 story, OIE corrected statement to remove Laos in list in paragraph 6 and added Cambodia.)

France seeks Libya ceasefire, migrant center struck

May 08 2019

TRIPOLI/PARIS France's President Emmanuel Macron called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in the month-long battle for Libya's capital Tripoli after fighting hit a migrant detention center overnight.

Exclusive: Tereos still searching for wider funding - sources

Apr 19 2019

(Corrects headline and paragraph 1 to make clear that syndication process is ongoing, to make clear in paragraph 5 that no offers finalized by April 15, to clarify sourcing throughout)

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