IEG Vu is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Commodities

Beverages Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Beverages

South Ukrainian winemakers to target EU and China

Wineries in Odessa oblast, southern Ukraine have started a certification project for their wine to be cleared for exporting to the EU.

Ukraine Wines

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

Carbon dioxide now more profitable than beverages

The shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Europe is likely to continue for at least three weeks, according to IEG Vu sources. Some are hazarding that it might be late July before supplies are back to normal.

Carbonates Europe

BFJA Symposium offered two views on sustainability

The British Fruit Juice Association (BFJA) held its annual Symposium, its 70th, today in London, on the theme of sustainability.

Beverages Europe

Chinese state will acquire Polish apple processor

SDIC Zhonglu Fruit Juice Co Ltd, a state-owned company, will buy Appol of Poland for PLN68.5 million (USD18.4 mln)

Apple Juice China

European CSD market may suddenly go flat

Europe’s soft drinks industry is suffering from an acute shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2), the essential ingredient that puts the fizz in drinks.

Carbonates Europe
See All

Canned & Tomato Products Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Canned and Tomato Products

European cling peach harvest topped by Greece' s output

The clingstone peach harvest, destined for canning, is expected to increase this year in Europe by 7.5% to 835,167 tonnes, according to the latest europêch estimate.

Europe Greece

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

Global tomato production drops further

Latest estimates peg tomato global production at 35.87 million tonnes, 5% less than in 2017, due to an expected decrease of output in China and other major producing countries. This has not resulted, for the moment, in an increase in tomato paste prices.

Price Production

BFJA Symposium offered two views on sustainability

The British Fruit Juice Association (BFJA) held its annual Symposium, its 70th, today in London, on the theme of sustainability.

Beverages Europe

Greek canned peach prices set to be higher this season

Greek peach raw material prices are anticipated to be higher this crop year, Greek Canner Association’s (EKE) president Costas Apostolou told IEG Vu.

Greece Canned & Tomato Products

Greek apricot harvest meets canners' expectations

Apricot processing in Greece started in the first week of June. Raw material volumes for the canning industry are said to be similar to those of last year.

Greece Planted area
See All

Cocoa Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Cocoa

Futures Review: London cocoa descends

Cocoa futures in London dipped from its recent highs as the pound recovers.

Cocoa Futures

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

Weekly Review: Can African producer alliance affect ‘fund-driven’ cocoa?

Cocoa prices moved erratically this week as some analysts fed renewed West African crop concerns into the market while others tried to guess the next move by the all-powerful funds – sellers or buyers?

Cocoa Price

Futures Review: London cocoa remains firm

London cocoa futures settled higher again last night (June 20) as a weaker British pound continued to offer support.

Cocoa Price

Futures Review: London cocoa lifted by plummeting pound

Cocoa futures in London are currently supported by a weaker pound, while in New York values continue to retreat.

Cocoa Futures

Ingredients firm AAK targets Gulf region

Swedish ingredients firm AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Food Specialities Limited (FSL), a leading food and beverage ingredient supplier in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region.

AarhusKarlshamn Oils & Oilseeds
See All

Coffee Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Coffee

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

Weekly Review: Coffee still in the doldrums

Reports of better harvest weather in Brazil and hopes of more normal transport with the country’s fading trucking dispute raised prospects of better flows to market, keeping New York futures on the back foot for most of this week.

Coffee Arabica

Vietnamese coffee prices still lay low

Coffee trading activity in Vietnam's physical coffee market was slow with domestic prices staying unchanged after hitting a 25-month low a week ago.

Vietnam Coffee

Futures Review: Arabica coffee drops, robustas rises

World coffee futures ended mixed with arabica futures closing slightly lower and robustas fractionally higher in low volume.

Coffee Arabica

Brazilian coffee harvest progress slows

Brazil’s coffee harvest has dipped in year-on-year comparisons, according to Cooxupé.

Brazil Coffee

Futures Review: Benchmark coffee recovers from lows

Coffee futures ended with slight gains as the market rose along with other commodities.

Coffee Arabica
See All

Dairy Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Dairy

First extended shelf-life milk plant opens in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico's dairy company Suiza Dairy launched operations in its new Vida milk processing unit in Aguadilla, with plans to export the produced extended shelf-life (ESL) milk in the Caribbean.

Puerto Rico Milk

Dairy Price Update: US casein and WMP stocks tight

Milk powders slide this week in the US due to lower stocks, while cheese production reported stable amid mounting political tensions with main market Mexico.

United States WMP

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

EU continues SMP intervention sale as prices improve

The European Commission confirms "clear market recovery" with the latest round of SMP tenders continuing to dent the bloc's stockpile.

EU European Commission

Plant-based alternative milk rise bucked by value-added dairy

With a surging demand for plant-based milk in place, a new report believes that new value-added and niche dairy products are slowing the rate of decline in milk sales.

International Milk

Dairy Price Update: EU prices mixed on eve of SMP tender

Increased dairy production in the EU and the ever-growing demand gives the industry incentives to increase dairy prices, with no plans to slow down.

Production Poland
See All

Dried Fruit & Nuts Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Dried Fruit and Nuts

High stocks will temper sharp fall in pine nut crop

The world’s 2018/19 shelled pine nut crop is expected to reach 25,080 tonnes, 21.7% down from the previous season, with consumption estimated to increase by 11.1% to 31,160 tonnes.

Pine Nuts International

World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress expects production growth

Industry leaders forecast promising nut and dried fruit production volumes for the current season at the XXXVII World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress, where experts predicted last year’s sustained growing trend to continue.

Spain Almonds

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

US almond prices expected to ease further

The outlook for the US 2018 almond crop has improved in recent weeks and has helped push prices lower.

Almonds United States

US pecan prices holding firm

The ongoing strength in US pecan prices is indicative of the fact that a lot of products are committed to processors or in the hands of financially independent traders and major farmers.

Pecans United States

Mixed activity in global walnut market

Eastern European walnut packers seem to be in silent mode, Dutch broker Global Trading & Agency observed in its latest market report.

Walnuts Moldova
See All

Fresh Fruit & Veg Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

Fresh European peach production to fall

Total European peach and nectarine harvest destined for the fresh market is expected to reach 2.83 million tonnes this season, 11% less than last year.

Europe Production

US demand for frozen raspberry stays high

Per capita consumption of frozen raspberry increased by 50% between 2012-15 and demand will keep growing.

Frozen Raspberries Demand

Moldova joins top apple exporters list

According to trade data, Moldova has for the first time become one of the top-10 exporters of fresh apple last year, with volumes exceeding those of the Netherlands.

Moldova Fresh Apples

Broccoli is the US's favourite vegetable

According to a survey conducted by a vegetables processor, broccoli is the most popular product consumed in the US.
United States Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Maine wild blueberry might be spared by the frost

The freezing temperature recorded in the past three weeks has harmed Canadian wild blueberry production, but it should have milder effects on Maine’s crop.
Frozen Blueberries Weather

Californian tomato prices to be agreed

Californian growers are still negotiating over raw material prices and their representatives openly ask the industry for USD75 per (short) ton.

Price Fresh Tomatoes
See All

Frozen Foods Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Frozen Foods

Weather to affect Serbian raspberry crop

Heavy rain coupled with hailstorms may affect the Serbian raspberry crop, with prices at the centre of a dispute between growers and processors.

Frozen Raspberries Production

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

US demand for frozen raspberry stays high

Per capita consumption of frozen raspberry increased by 50% between 2012-15 and demand will keep growing.

Frozen Raspberries Demand

Broccoli is the US's favourite vegetable

According to a survey conducted by a vegetables processor, broccoli is the most popular product consumed in the US.
United States Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Maine wild blueberry might be spared by the frost

The freezing temperature recorded in the past three weeks has harmed Canadian wild blueberry production, but it should have milder effects on Maine’s crop.
Frozen Blueberries Weather

Sharp drop for Serbian sour cherry prices

First offers for Serbian IQF sour cherries are 40% below January prices when stocks were running low, and 14% less than 2017’s start of the season, IEG Vu sources reported. 

Frozen Foods Price
See All

Grains & Feed Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Grains and Feed

US Futures Review: Wheat ends lower on profit taking

Wheat futures closed lower in all three markets Friday, with July Chicago wheat down 4¢ at USD4.91 1/4, with similar losses in the Kansas City and Minneapolis markets.

Wheat Exports

US Futures Review: Corn futures end little changed after volatile week

Corn futures ended steady to mostly lower to close out the week, with July futures down 1/4¢ at USD3.57 1/4.

Corn Weather

IGC 2018: Australian farmers adapting to climate change

The climate of Australia is becoming less favourable for grains production, and farmers need the freedom to adjust to the changing environment, ABARES chief economist Peter Gooday told the IGC Grains Conference this week.

Australia Wheat

Weekly Review: Crop promise and China angst rule cheaper corn

Sustained reports of stellar US crop development this week combined with fears of a meltdown in US farm trade to China to drive CBOT corn futures to their lowest level since early December.

United States Corn

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

Weekly Review: Renewed unease over Russian and Chinese crops drags wheat off eight-week lows

Plunging wheat prices earlier this week had less to do with fundamentals than the negative mood pervading the broader farm commodity sector amid fears of a US trade war with China.

United States Wheat
See All

Meat & Livestock Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Meat and Livestock

Latest From Meat & Livestock

USDA Cattle on Feed: Placements beat expectations

The level of cattle in US feedlots on June 1 came in above expectations with placements also heavier than what traders looked for ahead of the data.

Cattle & Beef Production

Bulgaria reports EU's first outbreak of PPR disease

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency has discovered the first case of the highly contagious Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) on livestock farms in the village of Voden, close to the Turkish border.

Sheep & Goats Disease

EU egg prices show first weekly rise since March; poultrymeat prices firm

EU egg prices recorded a modest increase in the week June 11-17 – the first such increase in three months.

EU Poultry

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

Scots pig plant set for CO2 shutdown next week

Scotland's flagship pig processing plant is due to run out of CO2 on Tuesday (June 26) next week, stopping production until new supplies arrive.

United Kingdom Hogs & Pork

Stark warning for Scottish livestock farming if climate change plans implemented

Livestock farming in Scotland will become unviable in the future if climate change proposals currently before the Scottish Parliament are allowed to pass into law, according to a leading meat industry official.

United Kingdom Cattle & Beef
See All

Oils & Oilseeds Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Oils and Oilseeds

US Futures Review: Soybeans rise on short-covering activity

Soybean futures capped off the week with double-digit gains with soymeal and soyoil contracts also advancing. July soybeans rose 14¢ at USD8.94 1/2.

Soy Weather

Weekly Review: Palm price sinks again on slow demand

Benchmark Malay Bursa palm oil futures went down another notch in the past week to fresh two-year lows amid stubbornly slow demand.

Palm Oil Demand

Weekly Review: Rapeseed looks to new crops

Rapeseed markets continued under pressure for much of the week from a slumping soy complex weighing on oil values and crush margins.

United States Rapeseed

Weekly Review: US soy market heads for ten-year lows

Fears of lost Chinese demand saw CBOT soybeans in virtual free-fall for much of this week, the front month approaching lowest levels in almost a decade.

United States Soy

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

USDA Weekly Export Sales: Soybeans come in low

US Soybean export sales just scraped in within expectations of 300,000 to 600,000 tonnes, at 301,700 tonnes for 2017/18 for the week ended June 14.

Exports United States
See All

Spices & Exotics Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Spices and Exotics

Record-high revenues in Iran’s saffron exports

Iran’s saffron exports increased by 55% in value to USD325 million in the 2016-17 season (ending in March) compared with the previous, reaching a record-high revenue.

Saffron Iran

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

India ends ban on Turkish poppyseeds

The Indian and Turkish governments have signed an agreement to allow the sale of Turkish poppyseeds, ending a ban which started in 2017.

Poppy Seed Turkey

Sudanese gum Arabic market reflects downward pressure

Sudanese gum Arabic prices have buckled in recent weeks due to good supply from the 2017/18 crop and resistance from buyers to higher price indications.

Waxes & Gums Sudan

Sudanese sesame seed prices resistant to slack demand

Demand for Sudanese sesame seed has been relatively slow of late but government pricing policy has prevented this market fundamental from dragging prices down for this origin.

Sesame Seed Sudan

Korean fruit juice exports to China rise after relations thaw

South Korea's exports of agricultural products and food to China soared by almost 87% in May compared with a year ago.

Beverages WMP
See All

Sugar Explore this Topic

Set Alert for IEG Vu Commodities :: Sugar

New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

Weekly Review: Sugar surplus still dominates sentiment

Attempts to lift sugar futures off their still low base proved an uphill struggle this week amid further reports underlining the surplus market.

Sugar Cane Sugar

Pakistan sugar exports maintain record pace

Sugar exports from Pakistan during the 2017/18 season continue at a record pace.

Pakistan Sugar

Mexican sugar cane crush approaches completion

Mexico's 2017/18 sugarcane crush is close to completion as another six mills concluded operations in the week to June 16, leaving just two out of 51 operational, official data showed.

Mexico Sugar

Futures Review: Sugar ends little changed in low volume

Raw sugar futures in New York ended narrowly mixed in lackluster dealings.

Sugar Cane Sugar

Australian sugar production to grow by 2.8%

Australian sugar production is forecast to increase by 2.8% to 4.830 million tonnes in 2018/19 from 4.700 mln a year ago, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) said in its quarterly update in June.

Australia Sugar
See All
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register