Food prices up for first time since 2017

In July, FAO’s Food Price Index (deflated) saw its first YOY increase in 22 months. July’s Index was up 2.3 percent YOY, a considerable difference from the previous 12 months, which saw an average YOY decline of 6.4 percent. Looking at individual subindexes, both Meat and Sugar continued their [...]

U.S. domestic sugar deliveries down 0.1 percent

Sugar deliveries for food use (including re-export products) from October through May totaled 7.036 million short tons, down 0.1 percent from the same period last year. May’s deliveries dipped below deliveries for the same month in the last three years. Cumulative deliveries are up [...]

Growth seen for sugar domestic deliveries?

For the current market year, all domestic sugar deliveries totaled 7.115 million STRV from October through April. This volume shows a healthy growth of 2.5 percent from the deliveries volume for the same period last year. Growth in deliveries has come from cane sugar, [...]

Livestock and poultry populations up over 2 percent YOY

There were nearly 12.0 million head of cattle on feed as of Apr. 1, up 2 percent year over year and a recent record. March’s cold, wet weather in parts of the Plains and Midwest contributed to the higher number. May-Aug numbers should decline [...]

Spring Market Seminar 2018: Final week to register!

Gaining an early glimpse into elements that will impact commodities will help you make more informed and effective decisions. Join us for our fourth annual Spring Market Seminar: Forecasting the Future and let McKeany-Flavell’s experts show you more than a peek at which factors [...]

Spring Market Seminar 2018: Registration closes soon!

Gaining an early glimpse into elements that will impact commodities will help you make more informed and effective decisions. Join us for our fourth annual Spring Market Seminar: Forecasting the Future and let McKeany-Flavell’s experts show you more than a peek at which factors [...]

Spring Market Seminar 2018: Limited space—register soon!

Gaining an early glimpse into elements that will impact commodities will help you make more informed and effective decisions. Join us for our fourth annual Spring Market Seminar: Forecasting the Future and let McKeany-Flavell’s experts show you more than a peek at which factors [...]

Spring Market Seminar 2018: Forecasting the future

Buying ingredients and managing your spend require you to make many predictions. Shifts in consumer demand affect the decisions of ingredient buyers and sellers alike. New food safety requirements limit supplier choices. Changes in the transportation landscape may push freight costs higher. These and [...]