Agricultural Commodities Coffee

  • LONDON, Jan 18- Arabica coffee fell on Wednesday on a stronger dollar and expectations for ample supply, while London cocoa gained on renewed unrest in top producer Ivory Coast. March arabica futures were down 1.95 cents, or 1.3 percent, to $1.4795 per lb at 1552 GMT. Prices were supported by a weaker pound and renewed concerns over unrest in top producer Ivory Coast.

  • *Dryness seen continuing in Brazil's robusta region. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 17- Robusta coffee futures on ICE rose to a 4-1/ 2 year high on Tuesday, lifted by prospects for a smaller crop in Brazil due to poor weather, while New York cocoa turned higher as the British pound surged. Meteorologist MDA Information Systems forecast that despite weekend rains in parts of...

  • *Sugar climbs, market focus on India. LONDON, Jan 17- ICE robusta coffee hit a fresh 4-1/ 2 year high on Tuesday, lifted by prospects for a smaller crop in Brazil due to poor weather, while London cocoa fell on a stronger pound. March robusta coffee rose $15, or 0.67 percent, to $2,248 a tonne by 1521 GMT, near an earlier high of $2,259.

  • LONDON, Jan 16- ICE robusta coffee rose to a 4-1/ 2 year high on Monday, boosted by concerns about dry weather in Brazil while London cocoa eased following a lower than expected fourth-quarter European grind. "It is very dry in Espirito Santo," he said, referring to the most important state in Brazil for robusta production. "I wouldn't expect a drop in the robusta market...

  • LONDON, Jan 16- London cocoa futures fell on Monday following a lower than expected fourth quarter European grind, while white sugar and robusta coffee edged up in thin volume with U.S. markets shut. March London cocoa was down 10 pounds, or 0.6 percent, at 1,787 pounds a tonne at 1243 GMT. Europe's fourth quarter cocoa grind fell 0.9 percent from the same period last...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 13- Profit-taking pressured arabica coffee futures on ICE on Friday, taking prices below the prior session's six-week high, but the market still saw its biggest weekly rally since October as traders eyed dry weather in top grower Brazil and strong charts. Cocoa prices consolidated lower after the New York market made its steepest rally in...

  • Packages Dunkin' Donuts and Folgers coffee are displayed on a shelf at a grocery store in San Rafael, California.

    The global coffee supply shortage is expected to continue for a third straight year and that means prices will rise, the FT reports.

  • *More unrest in Ivory Coast but cocoa impact unlikely. LONDON, Jan 13- Arabica coffee eased on Friday on the back of profit-taking after a strong rally lifted prices to their highest in six weeks a day earlier. March arabica coffee futures slipped 0.85 cents, or 0.57 percent, to $1.4875 per lb at 1502 GMT.

  • *More unrest in Ivory Coast but cocoa impact unlikely. LONDON, Jan 13- Arabica coffee slumped on Friday on the back of profit-taking after a strong rally lifted prices to their highest in six weeks a day earlier. March arabica coffee futures slipped 1.70 cents, or 1.14 percent, to $1.4790 per lb at 1302 GMT.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 11- Robusta coffee futures on ICE rallied to a 4-1/ 2- year high on Wednesday as funds extended long positions against the backdrop of tight supplies, while New York cocoa prices sank to the lowest in nearly four years. March robusta coffee futures settled up $56, or 2.6 percent, at $2,218 per tonne, after rising to $2,229, the highest for the second...

  • *India minister says no plans to cut sugar import duty. March robusta coffee futures were up $60, or 2.8 percent, at $2,222 a tonne at 1457 GMT, after rising to a peak of $2,229, the highest for the second position since July 2012. Supplies have tightened due to poor robusta crops in Brazil and Indonesia combined with a drop in production in Vietnam, where the harvest is...

  • Packages Dunkin' Donuts and Folgers coffee are displayed on a shelf at a grocery store.

    J.M. Smucker Co. increasing the prices of packaged coffee products citing increased green coffee costs.

  • *India minister says no plans to cut sugar import duty. March robusta coffee futures were up $56, or 2.6 percent, at $2,218 a tonne at 1311 GMT, after rising to a peak of $2,229, the highest for the second position since July 2012. Supplies have tightened due to poor robusta crops in Brazil and Indonesia combined with a drop in production in Vietnam, where the harvest is...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 10- Arabica coffee futures on ICE rose to the highest level in almost six weeks on Tuesday, boosted by index fund buying that lifted prices above the 200- day moving average, dealers said, while robusta rose to the highest since mid-November. March arabica coffee settled up 3.5 cent, or 2.4 percent, at $1.477 per lb, just below the session high of...

  • March arabica coffee rose 2.8 cents or 1.9 percent to $1.47 per lb by 1521 GMT after peaking at $1.4740, the highest level for the front month since Dec. 1. Cocoa was slightly higher, consolidating after falling sharply on Monday on news that an uprising in top grower Ivory Coast had ended after the government reached an agreement with disgruntled soldiers.

  • LONDON, Jan 6- Global coffee exports rose 13.6 percent in November from a year earlier to total 9.94 million 60- kg bags, the International Coffee Organization said on Friday. For the first two months of the 2016/ 17 season, which began on Oct. 1 last year, coffee exports were up 8.5 percent at 19.52 million bags. Robusta coffee exports were 24.9 percent higher in...

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    The coffee chain is offering free espresso drinks at certain locations over the next 10 days.

  • *Rains in Vietnam could delay robusta coffee shipments. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 20- Robusta coffee futures on ICE fell from the prior session's one-month high on Tuesday, consolidating after six straight gaining sessions but still underpinned by harvest delays in top grower Vietnam. "London has been stronger due to the high robusta prices in Brazil and continued...

  • Revisiting the 1994 McDonald's hot coffee case

    More than two-decades later, comedian Adam Conover explains why this lawsuit was legitimate.

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