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“Extremely dangerous” Hurricane Laura hits U.S. Gulf Coast

By |August 27, 2020|Categories: Sugar, Weather|Tags: , , , , |

Hurricane Laura made landfall as a powerful Category 4 hurricane early Thursday morning in Louisiana with 150 mph winds and more than 9 feet [...]

Sugarcane farmers brace for Hurricane Laura

By |August 26, 2020|Categories: Sugar, Weather|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just a few weeks ahead of the 2020/21 harvest, sugarcane farmers in southern Louisiana and southeastern Texas are preparing for Hurricane Laura, expected to [...]

Bearish milk production report & fears of schools reopening weigh on market

By |August 25, 2020|Categories: Dairy & Eggs|Tags: , , , , |

The August USDA Milk Production report showed an unexpected uptick in the herd, albeit by a nominal 2,000 head, enough to see milk volume [...]

World sugar futures climb to highest close since early March

By |August 21, 2020|Categories: Sugar|Tags: , , , , |

Open interest in world sugar futures rose in the last six reported weeks to a four-month high. Total managed money pushed to a ten-week [...]

Halloween preppers thrill to early candy offerings

By |August 20, 2020|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Market Trends, Sugar|Tags: , , , , |

This year, Halloween falls on a Saturday, which usually engenders a comfy feeling for the confectionery industry. Saturday is clearly the best day for [...]