EU to restrict palm-oil-derived biodiesel

A new EU law would limit the use of biodiesel derived from certain feedstocks to current volumes through 2023 but then zero out their use by 2030. Palm oil is one of the affected feedstocks because of its link to deforestation. Reuters reports that [...]

U.S. processors break more eggs as prices fall

After the rapid decline in U.S. pricing for breaking stock eggs after 2015’s avian flu disaster, pricing shot up again in Q4 2017 and remained elevated through Q1 and Q2 2018. In the summer of 2017, the Netherlands reported finding the insecticide fipronil in eggs, [...]

China expects sharp drop in apple juice production

China will produce less apple juice concentrate in 2018/19 due to a steep decline in apple supply caused by freezes during spring. As a result, the U.S. may be looking at a swing in AJC origins like we saw between 2013/14 and 2014/15, when [...]

EU may slap retaliatory duties on orange juice

In the event of the EU imposing trade sanctions on the U.S. in response to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, orange juice and cranberry products are expected to be among EU targets. The EU imports most of its orange juice from Brazil, but [...]