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Effects of recent weather on California almonds & walnuts

By |May 8, 2023|Categories: Nutmeats|Tags: , , , , , , |

Two of California’s most cherished nuts, almonds and walnuts, thrive under the state’s unique atmospheric conditions. Yet recent weather patterns threaten to frustrate the [...]

Commodity ingredient intelligence

By |August 29, 2022|Categories: Biofuels, CBD, Cocoa & Chocolate, Corn & Soy Complex, Dairy & Eggs, Edible Oils, Energy, Ethanol, Fruit & Fruit Concentrates, Honey, Market Prices, Nutmeats, Sugar, Sweeteners, Wheat|Tags: , , , , |

We hope you have been finding our In the Know blog both useful and informative. But did you know that our IQ Ingredient Intelligence [...]

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 [...]

Update on California drought, snowpack, reservoirs

By |May 19, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Dairy & Eggs, Fruit & Fruit Concentrates, Honey, Livestock & Poultry, Nutmeats, Weather|Tags: , , , |

The 2021 water year was the second driest on record, and the state of California had been hoping for a wet winter. Rains and [...]

Forewarned is forearmed…with Halloween candy!

By |October 20, 2021|Categories: Market Trends, Nutmeats, Sugar, Sweeteners|Tags: , , , |

Pent-up Halloween spirit (and spirits?) may elevate candy purchasing this month to a record $3 billion, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual spending [...]

U.S. supply chain overwhelmed by demand

By |September 9, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Corn & Soy Complex, Edible Oils, Fruit & Fruit Concentrates, Nutmeats, Sugar, Weather, Wheat|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Commodity inflation has been challenging enough over the past year, but supply chain issues have multiplied the increase through higher direct costs as well [...]