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Sandra Boga

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Sandra Boga has over 10 years of commodities reporting experience. She joined Informa in 2013, after spending 5 years as a senior reporter in the steel commodities sector based both in London and São Paulo.

Her specialist area at IEG Vu is currently the cocoa market, however, other areas of expertise include sugar, coffee and grains. Sandra created the template for Market Reports across the grains, oilseeds and softs sectors at IEG Vu, which cover price analysis, supply, demand and outlooks.

Sandra regularly covers key global events across Europe, Latin America and Asia, providing in-depth, extensive coverage and live tweets for her followers. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

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Futures Review: Cocoa close slightly higher

Futures closed a little higher and trends are turning up again in both markets, traders indicated.

Cocoa Price

Hershey announces expansion of snack bar portfolio

US chocolate and confectionery giant Hershey has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ONE Brands, LLC, the maker of a line of low-sugar, high-protein nutrition bars, it announced.

Hersheys M&A

Futures Review: Cocoa closes higher as tighter supplies spark short-covering

December New York cocoa on Wednesday (September 11) closed up by USD17 (+0.74%), while December London cocoa #7 also closed up GBP17 (+0.97%).

Cocoa Price

Russia’s first million tonnes of sugar produced

Russia produced 1.0 million tonnes of sugar in the 2019/20 campaign as of September 11, the Russian Sugar Producers Union (Soyuzrossakhar) reported.

Russian Federation Sugar

Nordzucker’s sugar beet campaign gets underway

Germany’s Nordzucker has commenced its beet campaign with the first sugar beets of this year being processed at the Chelmza sugar factory in Poland on September 12, the company announced.

Beet Sugar Nordzucker

Vietnamese coffee exports fell sharply in August

Vietnam’s coffee exports in August 2019 reached only 114,162 tonnes (around 1.903 million 60-kilo bags), a 21-month low, customs data showed.

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