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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 June 14, 2024

USDA sees domestic sugar supply slightly tighter, with stocks-to-use down slightly to 13.6 percent for 2023/24 and 11.5 percent for 2024/25. Beet output was cut 50,000 STRV for this season, and the new-crop cane forecast was cut 32,000. [...]

Weekly market report recapping the week ending June 7, 2024

Corn futures followed wheat lower this week but eventually found support as lower prices encouraged buying. The market is expecting USDA to trim 2023/24 corn stocks in the June WASDE report—but just a little bit. Export sales have [...]

Weekly market report recapping the week ending May 31, 2024

About 83 percent of the U.S. corn crop was planted as of May 26, back on average pace after a couple weeks of rain delaying fieldwork. More than half the crop had emerged. Next week, USDA will begin [...]

Weekly market report recapping the week ending May 24, 2024

Spot #11 world raw sugar looked to consolidate at the end of the week—and ahead of the holiday weekend—above its recent low of 18.13, a 14-month low. Early Brazil center-south sugar production is up 66 percent YOY, presumably [...]

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