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Weekly Market report for January 5, 2024

By |January 5, 2024|Categories: Biodiesel, Biofuels, Cocoa & Chocolate, Corn & Soy Complex, Market Trends, Sugar, Weekly Posts|Tags: , , , , |

We’ve seen corn pricing (futures and cash) tumble since June as the market adjusts to this season’s supply scenario. USDA will soon begin [...]

McKeany-Flavell Hot Commodity Podcast

By |March 24, 2023|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Corn & Soy Complex, Dairy & Eggs, Edible Oils, Energy, Fruit & Fruit Concentrates, Market Prices, Market Trends, Risk Management & Hedging, Sugar, Sweeteners, Wheat|Tags: , , , , |

Tune in to McKeany-Flavell's Hot Commodity Podcast Series! If you want to become more familiar with the world of commodities and empower yourself with [...]

Update on beverage & junk food taxes around the world

By |March 17, 2023|Categories: Market Trends, Sugar, Sweeteners|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The new ultra-conservative Israeli administration immediately canceled a soft drink tax (and a tax on disposable plasticware) without any public consultation and was criticized [...]

FDA recommends nutrient labelling for plant-based milk alternatives

By |March 3, 2023|Categories: Dairy & Eggs, Food Technology, Labeling, Market Trends|Tags: , , , , |

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently announced draft recommendations for the naming and labeling of plant-based milk alternatives. The draft guidance, “Labeling [...]

Sugar & sweetened beverage tax updates: Latin America

By |November 10, 2022|Categories: Market Trends, Sugar, Sweeteners|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As lifestyles and diets evolved, especially in developing nations, death rates due to noncommunicable diseases (NCD) such as diabetes and heart disease have continued [...]

Will India further extend its sugar export window?

By |July 21, 2022|Categories: Ethanol, Market Trends, Sugar, Weather|Tags: , , , , , |

In response to delays caused by monsoon rains, India’s government announced a two-week extension of the 2021/22 export window in the first week of [...]

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 [...]

Trending products: Plant-based beverages

By |June 3, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Dairy & Eggs, Market Prices, Market Trends, Nutmeats|Tags: , , , , |

Growing consumer awareness and demand for plant-based products have prompted beverage makers to jump into the trend. According to Fior Markets, the plant-based beverage [...]