WASDE challenges expectations for domestic sugar & corn demand

Intriguing WASDE sugar forecasts this month: A look at the bottom line shows an increase of 118,000 short tons raw value (STRV) in 2019/20 ending stocks, perhaps prompting a sense of relief as supply and markets seem to be improving. But that does not [...]

Domestic sugar deliveries lag last year’s pace

For the marketing year to date, October through April, domestic deliveries of sugar totaled 6.942 million short tons, raw value (STRV), down 1.4 percent from deliveries a year ago. Marketing year to date, beet sugar deliveries are up 1.2 percent, while cane sugar deliveries [...]

Sugar beet area planting intentions lower for 2018/19

Based on survey results, USDA is forecasting prospective plantings of sugar beets for the next crop at 1.113 million acres, down 1.6 percent from the last crop’s 1.131 million acres. Though major producer states Michigan and Minnesota saw modestly higher prospective plantings, up 1.7 [...]

Weaker growth for sugar deliveries to the beverage industry

Until last marketing year, sugar deliveries to the U.S. beverage sector had seen remarkable growth, rising in nine out of the ten years starting in 2006/07. One reason for the trend, unsurprisingly, has been the vogue for “natural” products and the rise in public [...]

U.S. sugar deliveries up 0.7 percent last quarter

October-December beet and cane sugar deliveries for human use were up 6.4 percent and down 4.0 percent, respectively, from the previous year. For December 2017 alone, though, beet and cane sugar deliveries were down 4.0 percent and 3.1 percent, respectively. Monthly sugar deliveries, select [...]

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