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Warmer weather expected to benefit developing crops

By |May 29, 2020|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Weather, Wheat|Tags: , , , , , , |

Recent heavy rains from the southwestern to the northcentral Grain Belt replenished topsoil moisture ahead of a warmer and drier stretch of weather. Beneficial [...]

Brazilian sugar production, exports recovering in new season

By |May 28, 2020|Categories: Ethanol, Sugar|Tags: , , , |

From April through mid-May, Brazil’s center south campaign saw reported crush of 103.0 MMT of cane, up an impressive 22 percent YOY and up [...]

Butter prices strengthen despite building stocks

By |May 27, 2020|Categories: Dairy & Eggs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After a $0.90 per lb collapse for cash butter during Q1—brought on by building inventories and declining restaurant and food service demand in the [...]

Soybeans affected by rise in U.S.-China tension

By |May 26, 2020|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Global Trade|Tags: , , , , , |

Soybean futures lost a little ground amid the rise in tension between the U.S. and China. May 22’s settle for the nearby contract was [...]

Atlantic to see more major tropical storms & hurricanes in 2020

By |May 22, 2020|Categories: Fruit & Fruit Concentrates, Sugar, Weather|Tags: , , , , |

NOAA is predicting an atypically active Atlantic hurricane season this year, with a 60 percent chance of an above-normal season from June 1 through [...]

Plant-based eggs, coming to a foodservice outlet near you…

By |May 20, 2020|Categories: Dairy & Eggs, Food Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

While the alternative egg movement is not as well known or profitable as alternative meats, there is still plenty of opportunity to reap in [...]

Florida Valencia estimate still at 40.0 million boxes

By |May 19, 2020|Categories: Fruit & Fruit Concentrates|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week, USDA trimmed Florida early-midseason orange production by 350,000 90-lb boxes but held projected Valencia production at 40.0 million boxes. As of May [...]