Boost Your Commodity Ingredient IQ

For seventy years McKeany-Flavell has offered commercial intelligence, market education, and information services to clients in the Food & Beverage industry. Today, the scope of our value-added offerings has expanded to include clients not only in Food & Beverage, but also Financial Services and Private Equity.

We offer access to our growing database of publications, reports, studies, podcasts, webinars, and live updates though IQ, our dynamic, on-demand client information platform.

Access to this platform requires a username and password. If you do not have one, please contact us directly at (510) 832-2866 to open your account today! Or schedule a live demonstration!


Recorded Friday, September 22, 2023



Commercial Intelligence

Our distinct strength in the marketing of sweeteners has been a hallmark of McKeany-Flavell since 1948. Today, our daily, transactional involvement in a wide variety of commodities allows us a perspective few independent companies can match.

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Market Education

Our experts have more than two hundred years of collective experience in the food and beverage industry. Use us! Tapping into our expertise through our suite of educational programs and seminars helps you make informed decisions, saving you time and money.

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Information Services

Our Information Services team helps clients understand commodity and ingredient market dynamics, using our extensive database of intelligence to answer queries about supply, pricing, and more. Our analysts also take on directed research projects.

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McKeany-Flavell: What We do

McKeany-Flavell offers commodity market expertise in sugar, corn sweeteners, cocoa and chocolate, fruit and fruit concentrates, edible oils, nutmeats, molasses, and other ingredients. Our valued commercial intelligence helps our clients position themselves confidently in these markets for a sustainable competitive advantage.

After more than six decades in the food and beverage industry, we know the players and the game. Our market intelligence—in the form of consultation, reports, and presentations—gives our clients the edge in forecasting market direction and ingredient trends and pricing. And if you’re venturing into new territory or hiring new staff, our targeted market education seminars are second to none.

All our experience and effort come together into one vision and goal: to provide the premier counsel to the food and beverage industries in their selling or purchasing of commodity ingredients.

Our Services

As a stand-alone management service, or as part of our ingredient sales efforts, we offer assistance to the key areas of your operations: sales administration support, order processing, shipping, and contract maintenance. Our Customer Service team acts as a liaison between customers and principals, ensuring efficient operations for our clients.

  • Handling all functions from order placement to delivery of product.
  • Expediting orders, including swift problem resolution.
  • On demand, up-to-the-minute sales information on contract balances, order status, and usage reports.
  • Customer production forecasting for suppliers, so customers get what they want, when they need it.

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Our Information Service team takes on directed research projects, assembling our intelligence offerings for a wide variety of uses. We publish regular Commodity Newsletters covering supply and demand fundamentals, news alerts on events that shape the markets, and resource guides to give you a complete picture of the industries we monitor.

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Working with PRICE Futures Group, McKeany-Flavell brings together its commercial intelligence and market expertise with two veteran companies in the commodity and ingredient hedging arenas. Offering a complete suite of services in the form of education (such as our Hedging 101 seminar), risk management strategy development, futures and options transactions, and practical tools for portfolio monitoring and transparency, we are a one-stop shop for all of your company’s hedging and risk management needs.

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