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Weekly Market report for January 19, 2024

By |January 19, 2024|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate, Corn & Soy Complex, Edible Oils, Sugar, Weekly Posts|Tags: , , , , |

After the January WASDE and grain stocks report confirmed 2023/24 U.S. corn supply is ample—stocks as of Dec. 1 were 12.2 billion bushels, [...]

Cocoa grinds slow in Q3, closing crop year on a soft note

By |October 25, 2022|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , |

Although some regions of the world continued to experience solid growth in grind numbers throughout the 2021/22 season, chinks in the armor were seen, [...]

Western Europe first-quarter cocoa grind off to the races

By |April 19, 2022|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , |

Results for cocoa beans processed and converted into various chocolate products during Q1 are starting to be reported. Cocoa processors across Europe reported a [...]

Cocoa grind for top regions rebounds from three-year low in 2019/20

By |October 15, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , |

Cocoa grind for the last quarter of 2020/21 was reported for the major use regions of Europe, Asia, and North America. Combined grind for [...]

Speculative funds liquidate half their cocoa positions

By |July 13, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , , , |

This past week’s CFTC report showed that funds had liquidated half of their remaining futures this past week, taking net positions to their lowest [...]