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Sharp swings in U.S. tapioca starch imports

By |July 15, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Specialty Ingredients, Sweeteners, Wheat|Tags: , , , , , , |

The U.S. has seen some wild monthly fluctuations in imports of tapioca (cassava) starch since last September, as world demand increased with recovery from [...]

U.S. specialty starch imports set new record in 2021

By |February 16, 2022|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Specialty Ingredients, Wheat|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The U.S. imported over 416,000 MT (917 million pounds) of starch last year, up 15 percent from 2020, thanks to a notable rise in [...]

World Food Price Index up for 11th straight month

By |May 7, 2021|Categories: Dairy & Eggs, Edible Oils, Market Prices, Sugar, Wheat|Tags: , , , , , , |

Adjusted for inflation, the FAO Food Price Index (FPI) was up 2 percent from March, up slightly from the 12-month average growth of 1.7 [...]

U.S. PJC imports just 28.4 million liters in Q1 2019

By |May 22, 2019|Categories: Fruit & Fruit Concentrates|Tags: , , , , , |

Despite low, stable pricing for pineapple juice concentrate, U.S. imports remain weak overall, with January-March 2019 imports down 9 percent from Q1 2018. Q1 [...]

India sugar subsidies & policies find controversy, criticism

By |October 10, 2018|Categories: Ethanol, Global Trade, Sugar|Tags: , , , , , |

With Brazil crushing most of its cane for ethanol this season, India is slated to be the world’s top sugar producer for the 2018/19 [...]

U.S. imports more clean-label starches

By |October 5, 2018|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Market Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

With rising consumer interest in clean labels and GMO-free processed foods, some food manufacturers are looking for alternatives to conventional corn starch (as well [...]