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IEG Vu’s February Top 10: Sugar price forecast, orange juice outlook & plant-based dairy products

Articles on sugar, orange juice, dairy products, skipjack tuna, pork and cocoa all featured in the ten most popular articles on the IEG Vu website last month.

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Podcast: How will global sugar prices fare in 2018? (Free to view) The recovery in global sugar production that set in last year is likely to accelerate this season, which could have a significant impact on values of the sweetener.

Brazilian orange juice production not expected to recover (Free to view) Vlamir Breternitz of Atlantica, one of Brazil’s leading independent orange juice processors gives his outlook on the Brazilian orange juice industry and its prospects in an exclusive interview.

Danone flags up plant-based success. A dairy industry trend? (Free to view) Is plant-based nutrition the future of the dairy industry? Danone has just announced its success in this sector and even industry giant Fonterra is being encouraged to join in.

More scepticism over supposed large Argentine lemon crop It seems even more doubtful that the next Argentine lemon harvest will be as high as 1.7 million tonnes, after an executive of a leading processor gave IEG Vu his assessment.

Nigerian cocoa revolution project leads to first chocolate factory Toba Adenowuro, cocoa desk officer at Nigeria’s Ministry of Agriculture, talks to IEG Vu about industry developments in the West African country.

Strawberry season opens in strong market IQF strawberries in Morocco and Egypt are expected to be costlier for buyers following two years of high prices, IEG Vu was informed.

Signs of price uptrend for skipjack raw material in Bangkok There was a slight increase in Thai skipjack prices in mid-February, which reversed several months of steady decline.

Vietnam opens 2018 with strong cashew exports Vietnam cashew exports increased by 92.7% in value and 71% in volume in January.

Chinese pork prices tumble as seasonal boost falls flat (Free to view) Pigmeat prices are falling in China at a time when demand normally spikes…

Brazil heading for massive corn ethanol and animal feed expansion With a recently announced upgrade to the country’s first corn ethanol plant, coupled with the government’s renewable energy ambitions, Brazil’s renewable energy industry has entered a new phase.

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