August 12, 2014 - The American who wants to save Egypt’s bread
Blumberg recently reached a deal with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to build 164 grain storage facilities designed to prevent spoilage, reduce price volatility and eventually lead to a local commodities exchange.
“It’s crazy,” the American investor said. “The largest wheat buyer in the world is constrained by storage.”
ONews Agency (PDF) (English PDF) President Abdel Fattah Sisi held two meetings today with Dr. Khaled Hanafi Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, the first, a group of international investors to set up 3 major investment projects, and the second a meeting with the youth and leaders of the Ministry of Supply and its affiliates. [...]
Youm7.com (PDF) (English PDF) President Abdel Fattah Sisi received today, at the presidential headquarters in Heliopolis, Philip Blumberg, Chairman, Group of Companies “Blumberg”, in the presence of Dr. Khalid Al-Hanafi, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, and David Blumberg, Managing Director of Blumberg Grain West Africa, Christian Rath, Senior Vice President of the Blumberg Grain company. [...]
June 23, 2014 - Blumberg Grain Links with The Corporate Council on Africa
World Grain (PDF) Professional Services Close-Up Blumberg Grain said that it has joined The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), a organization developing and strengthening business relationships between the United States and Africa. In its release, David Blumberg, CEO of Blumberg Grain – West Africa said, “CCA is a very effective organization, with breadth and depth [...]
March 19, 2014 - Climate change hits your fridge
“We came face-to-face with the issue of post-harvest losses, which is an issue that is sort of lost upon the American public,” said food security expert David Blumberg, describing a 2010 trip to India that exposed first hand the enormity of food safety issues farmers face in developing countries against the weather.
January 15, 2014 - Congo-Kinshasa: Blumberg Grain Continues Its Africa Expansion
Following the Nigerian Ministry of Agriculture’s recent contract for Blumberg Grain food security and storage systems, Blumberg Grain has also been chosen to provide its grain warehousing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The DRC project includes the installation of the company’s Grain Vault product line with integrated security systems.
January 14, 2014 - Blumberg Grain Expands African Business Into DRC
Blumberg Grain, a leading US-based food security company has been contracted by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to provide grain warehousing services to its farmers after signing a similar contract with the Nigerian Ministry of Agriculture to expand the country’s food security and storage.
Reuters (PDF) MIAMI, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced it has awarded Blumberg Grain its project to expand food security and storage in Nigeria. The project calls for the turn-key installation of Blumberg Grain warehousing systems and technology, specifically the Arctic Vault and Grain Vault product [...]
September 3, 2013 - David Blumberg, Vice President & Director of Blumberg Grain, to Speak At the 19th Nigerian Economic Summit On the Potential to Reduce Post Harvest Losses and Proliferate Commodities Exchanges in Africa Through Blumberg Grain Systems
Food Safety News Today (PDF) The Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Nigeria’s leading Think-Tank on economic policy and private sector development, will be hosting its 19th Economic Summit from 3rd – 5th September 2013. Nigeria’s agriculture is undergoing massive restructuring and transformation with focus on growing agriculture as a business. The goal is to turn Nigeria [...]
The Wall Street Journal-MarketWatch (PDF) Investment to Include Agricultural Warehousing, Large Scale Production and Manufacturing, and Development of Processing and Packaging Facilities LAGOS, Nigeria, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — In cooperation with the Government of Nigeria, Blumberg Grain has executed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for a $250 million investment program in the Nigerian [...]