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At-home consumer food prices rose 1.3% in May, up 11.9% YOY

By |June 29, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Dairy & Eggs, Edible Oils, Fruit & Fruit Concentrates, Livestock & Poultry, Market Prices, Sugar, Sweeteners, Wheat|Tags: , , , , , , |

ERS published data on Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) for food this Friday, unsurprisingly showing higher prices in May across all food categories in the [...]

Large speculative funds liquidate their entire cocoa position

By |June 28, 2022|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , |

The most recent Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) report showed that large speculators sold close to 18,000 long futures contracts, reducing their total net [...]

Massive sell off in commodities, including corn

By |June 27, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Weather|Tags: , , , , |

Futures activity New-crop Dec-22 futures settled at 6.550 on Thursday, the lowest since Mar. 29. The December contract closed at 6.7400 per bushel on [...]

Stevia, a natural sugar substitute

By |June 24, 2022|Categories: Market Trends, Sugar, Sweeteners|Tags: , , , , , , |

Stevia is a sugar substitute that is about 100 to 300 times sweeter than conventional table sugar. As a high-intensity sweetener, stevia is used [...]

Mexico’s sugar production reaches 6.14 MMT, up 8% YOY

By |June 23, 2022|Categories: Sugar|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mexico’s sugarcane campaign is looking to show a strong close of the 2021/22 season. Harvest area has finally passed last year’s pace, a further [...]

Freeport LNG fire shifts momentum of natural gas market

By |June 21, 2022|Categories: Energy, Market Prices, Weather|Tags: , , , , , , |

Although news of an explosion and fire in a Freeport liquified natural gas (LNG) loading terminal off the coast of Texas would initially appear [...]