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Sharp swings in U.S. tapioca starch imports

By |July 15, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Specialty Ingredients, Sweeteners, Wheat|Tags: , , , , , , |

The U.S. has seen some wild monthly fluctuations in imports of tapioca (cassava) starch since last September, as world demand increased with recovery from [...]

Ginger root, not only spicy but healthy

By |March 18, 2022|Categories: Market Trends, Specialty Ingredients, Spices|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ginger is a plant that originates from Southeast Asia and belongs to the Zingiberaceae family. Its root is a versatile ingredient, from food to [...]

U.S. specialty starch imports set new record in 2021

By |February 16, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Specialty Ingredients, Wheat|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The U.S. imported over 416,000 MT (917 million pounds) of starch last year, up 15 percent from 2020, thanks to a notable rise in [...]

CBD pricing steady month on month

By |October 21, 2021|Categories: CBD, Market Trends, Specialty Ingredients|Tags: , , , , , , |

As of Oct. 21, average U.S. CBD isolate pricing was steady month on month, remaining 3 percent below prices seen in early August and [...]

May tapioca starch imports were near record

By |July 14, 2021|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Specialty Ingredients, Wheat|Tags: , , , , |

Imports of clean-label (non-GMO) starches continue to trend higher despite a slow start to 2021 for most varieties. Imports of potato and tapioca starches [...]

Great pumpkin harvest expected for 2020

By |September 11, 2020|Categories: Fruit & Fruit Concentrates, Specialty Ingredients|Tags: , , , , , |

Families looking to hit the pumpkin patch ahead of Halloween and through the fall are in for a treat as 2020 look to be [...]