WASDE: World wheat supplies keep growing

Global wheat production witnessed further increases with upgrades for Australia, Canada and the EU, while the US saw the sharpest decline according to the latest USDA report.

Market Report: Indonesian demand drives up rice export prices

Recent buying interest from Indonesia has led to a mini-recovery for both Vietnamese and Thai prices, as the country plans to import 1.5 million tonnes of rice.

Market report: Cocoa prices collapse to 6-week low

Cocoa prices have fallen sharply over the last couple of weeks, compounded by strong supply and negative macroeconomic factors.

Cameroonian cocoa shipments up nearly a third

Cameroon's cocoa exports rose over 31% to 28,286 tonnes in September since the start of the cocoa season in August, up from 21,516 tonnes during the same period last season, National Cocoa and Coffee Board (NCC...

Turkish sultana exports falling well behind year-ago levels

Turkish sultana exports have started the new season substantially behind the levels of a year ago.

Hazelnut market changes direction

The Turkish hazelnut market has shown some changes today, a UK trader observed in a report.

Brazil cane crush reaches 40.5 million tonnes

Brazil's main centre-south cane belt crushed 40.47 million tonnes in the second half of September, recovering from slower harvesting at the start of the month, industry association Unica revealed on Thursday (O...

Biggest week of season for EU wheat export licences

The EU awarded the highest number of soft wheat exports licences for the 2015/16 marketing year so far in the week ended October 6, with Lithuania taking the majority ahead of France.

Saskatchewan harvest bogged down by wet weather

Up to two inches of rain fell in certain spots of Saskatchewan last week delaying the conclusion of the harvest for many producers, according to the p...

CBOT Review: Commodities weaken ahead of USDA report

SOYBEAN futures at the Chicago Board of Trade closed lower as the US harvest continued. Favourable growing weather had a bearish effect on the commodi...

Canada Review: Canola down, testing support

CANOLA contracts traded on the ICE Futures Canada platform were weaker on Thursday, as chart-based speculative selling and losses in the Chicago soy c...

ICE US Review: Coffee gains with real

ICE coffee futures moved higher Thursday, due to recent gains in the Brazilian real.A recent announcement that Brazil’s credit rating won’t be downgra...

Weekly Review: Canola on the brink of a rebound?

ICE Futures Canada canola futures tried and failed to break higher on numerous occasions over the past two weeks, but could be poised to finally see a...

Hazelnut prices higher in market of limited availability

Turkish hazelnut prices have risen over the course of this week in a market of very limited deliveries.

Baobab Foods opens facility for superfruit snacks

Baobab Foods, US-based creator of nutrient-dense superfood products, has opened a new factory in Washington, Missouri.

AMIS predicts record global wheat crop in 2015

Global wheat production will reach a new record high in 2015/16, according the G20-backed Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS), due to month-...

Global food prices stabilise in September following decline

Agricultural commodities are going through a period of “lower and less volatile prices” with month-on-month prices for September slightly up, the UN F...

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Cold weather on the way for FSU

Light showers occurred across eastern portions of Central Region and Volga Valley yesterday, and additional light showers are expected today before dry weather ...

Australia gets US sugar allocation boost

Australia will be allowed to export an additional 65,000 tonnes of sugar per year to the US under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal agreed on October 5, ...

Palm oil crops to see 'sizeable' increase

Crude palm oil should record sizeable increases in production over the next three to five years as new plantings reach maturity, but not before a short-term dec...

Weekly Review: Coffee tumbles near 2-year low

Coffee contracts on the ICE Futures US platform fell to their weakest levels in nearly two years during the week ended September 16, but did manage to uncover s...

Cashew analysis: economic uncertainty compounds the challenges

It has always been very tricky trying to predict the likely future price trends in the international cashew market.

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Agbiotech company makes strides with crop field trials

Over the past eighteen months, BioConsortia, a California and New Zealand-based agbiotech company, has made considerable progress in its field crop trials aroun...

Denmark: Government promising changes to help struggling farmers

The Danish government has promised to overhaul fertiliser legislation and provide more financial assistance to farmers in the country, many of whom continue to ...

Indian sesame seed prices expected to decline further

Indian sesame seed prices could show further declines over the company weeks, according to an assessment by Indian spices manufacturer and exporter Virdhara Int...

Pistachio sales lagging despite August exports rise

US pistachio shipments remain substantially behind year-ago levels despite an upturn in export volumes sold this August.

El Niño fears add to bullish tone in banana chips

Concerns over a likely El Niño event are heightening in the Philippines, QFN Trading & Agency said in a recent report.

Good supply takes the heat out of coriander oil prices

A good harvest of coriander seeds has brought much-need relief in the pricing level of freshly distilled coriander oil, UK trader Larchfield observed in a repor...