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Beginning December 1, 2023, the Market News Blog switched to a new weekly format. For readers, this means that our blog posts moving forward will be published on each Friday and will offer a more well-rounded view of the markets. The new format allows us to distill and summarize highlights from multiple reports, commentaries, and analysis in our IQ Ingredient Intelligence platform and provide readers a macro-level view of key market factors. For a deeper dive into any market, including detailed commentaries, dynamic charts, price forecasts, and more, consider becoming an IQ subscriber. Learn more here.

Weekly market report recapping the week ending July 22, 2024

World sugar futures began the week rebounding from four-week lows and back above its 20-day average; spot futures traded lower in subsequent sessions, with Oct-24 #11 testing its lower Bollinger Band in Friday’s trading. Sep-24 #16 was trading [...]

Weekly market report recapping the week ending July 12, 2024

WASDE Week! USDA raised 2023/24 estimated beet sugar production by 134,000 STRV, import from Mexico by 38,000 STRV, and high-tier imports by 127,000 STRV. With exports raised slightly by 43,000 STRV, carryout was raised 262,000 STRV to 1.99 [...]

Weekly market report recapping the week ending July 5, 2024

Dairy prices were up for the first half of the year. The second half began with prices down because of low demand and low volume. Butter prices dropped by about 30 percent. U.S. domestic butter prices are currently [...]

Weekly market report recapping the week ending June 28, 2024

USDA lowered 2024 planted sugar beet U.S. area by 19,000 acres, mostly on a cut of 17,000 planted acres for Minnesota; minor cuts were also seen for Montana, Nebraska, and N. Dakota, partly offset by modest increases for [...]

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