3 Things You Need To Know About the Food Industry This Week

Welcome to Sunday afternoon! Here are three things about the food industry and investing in general that you might want to look at today.

1. Food commodity giants Golden Agri-Resources Ltd (SGX: E5H) and Wilmar International Limited (SGX: F34) have a focus on cultivating palm oil trees, harvesting its fruits, processing the fruits, and then refining the palm oil from the fruits to turn it into edible oils for the consumer market. How long does it take for both firms to turn their products into cash? Follow my colleague Chin Hui Leong as he takes a closer look at the cash conversion cycle of the two companies:

2. Everyone loves chocolates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett has over the years, often declared his love for U.S.-based chocolates maker See’s Candies products and the quality of its business. Petra Foods Limited (SGX: P34) is one of the largest chocolate confectionary brand owners in Southeast Asia. Is Petra Foods a good business though? Hui Leong had dug into the topic recently, so you can jump in here to find out more.

3. Do you know that the agriculture sector is one of the fastest growing in Africa? And, do you know that Africa is actually the fastest growing continent in in the world economically? Wilmar International Limited and Olam International Limited (SGX: O32) are two Singapore-listed firms that have exposure to both the growth of Africa and its agriculture sector. Hit the link here for more.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore writer Stanley Lim owns shares in Wilmar International Limited.