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Weekly Market report for January 5, 2024

By |January 5, 2024|Categories: Biodiesel, Biofuels, Cocoa & Chocolate, Corn & Soy Complex, Market Trends, Sugar, Weekly Posts|Tags: , , , , |

We’ve seen corn pricing (futures and cash) tumble since June as the market adjusts to this season’s supply scenario. USDA will soon begin [...]

As the main cocoa harvest begins, top origin faces port strike

By |November 15, 2022|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , , |

Dockworkers are striking in the major exporting coastal city of San Pedro in Ivory Coast, disrupting the normal flow and loading of cocoa beans [...]

Cocoa prices sink to five-month low despite lagging arrivals

By |December 7, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Market Prices|Tags: , , , , , |

The two main headlines for cocoa market this week appear to be pushing in contradictory directions. Cumulative arrivals in Ivory Coast continue to underperform [...]

U.S. cocoa bean stocks climb with arrival of main crop

By |March 26, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , |

As we near the end of Q1, cocoa bean stocks in licensed U.S. warehouses continue to seasonally climb with the arrivals of more main-crop [...]

Cocoa arrivals revised lower for Q4 2020

By |January 8, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Weather|Tags: , , , |

After carrying higher numbers season-to-date, Bloomberg may revise its Ivory Coast arrival figures lower, closer to Reuters estimates. Through December, cumulative arrivals figures are [...]

Updates on cocoa arrivals & weather for Ivory Coast

By |December 28, 2020|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Weather|Tags: , , , |

We estimate October-November Ivorian arrivals near 755,000 MT, up nearly 8% YOY. Ghana purchases may be below 300,000 MT, down about 9% YOY. As [...]