The acquisition by a Chinese company of Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pig producer, sparked fears in the US. Photo: Associated Press

Hunger for farm assets

Mainland firms are buying food companies globally to feed a nation that has 20pc of the world's people and only 8pc of its farmland

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The acquisition by a Chinese company of Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pig producer, sparked fears in the US. Photo: Associated Press
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