Monsanto says to close sugar-cane operations in Brazil

miércoles 7 de octubre de 2015 08:57 GYT

SAO PAULO Oct 7 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it would close its sugar-cane operations in Brazil, where it had operated under the CanaVialis brand.

The U.S.-based seed company will focus on its seed and crop protection business in Brazil, where it will invest $150 million in 2015, Monsanto Brazil President Rodrigo Santos said in an e-mailed statement. (Reporting by Caroline Stauffer)