*Cocoa dealers worry about quality despite good weather. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 10- Arabica coffee prices on ICE climbed to a two-year high in light volume on Monday after top grower Brazil's parched coffee belt received less weekend rain than expected, raising the prospect of a 2014/ 15 global deficit. Cocoa was up a shade after nearing 2-1/ 2- year highs.» Read More
*Poll pegs Brazil 14/ 15 coffee crop at 48.9 mln bags. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 7- ICE arabica coffee futures rose on Friday, as resistance near the key psychological level of $2 slowed the sharp rally triggered by dry weather earlier this year in top grower Brazil.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 6- Arabica coffee futures on ICE remained volatile on Thursday, dropping from the previous session's steep two-year high on profit-taking as parts of top grower Brazil received much-needed rain, though forecasts for dry weather limited losses.
Andrea Illy, chairman and CEO of illicaffé, discusses the group's coffee bean buying strategy and reveals that the price volatility is "very difficult to manage."
NEW YORK, March 5- Oil slid further on Wednesday, weighing on a key commodities index, but gold, nickel and coffee prices rose as investor attention returned after a brief pause over the Ukraine crisis.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 5- Arabica coffee futures surged above $2 per lb for the first time in two years on Wednesday, on heavy investor buying as concern about crop damage from a drought in top grower Brazil continued to fuel the volatile market.
*Cocoa moves sideways, underpinned by firm demand. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 5- Arabica coffee futures surged on heavy investor buying on Wednesday, nearing a two-year high as concern about crop damage from a drought in top grower Brazil continued to fuel the volatile market, while raw sugar jumped to a four-month high. Cocoa on ICE Futures U.S. and Liffe were firm.
This will be the year of the commodities comeback, says Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, adding that gold prices could touch 1,500 by the end of this year.
*Analyst sees Brazil coffee output down in 2014/ 15. LONDON, March 4- Arabica coffee futures stayed close to the prior session's two-year peak on Tuesday, supported by concerns about damage to coffee crops in top producer Brazil from a prolonged drought, though trade was choppy.
Arabica coffee futures hit a two-year high in weather-driven speculative frenzy on Monday, how will that impact related equities? Will Slabaugh, Analyst at Stephens, and CNBC's Cash Flow team discuss.
NEW YORK, Feb 28- Wheat prices rose about 3 percent to lead gains in U.S. commodities on Friday as the dollar fell but the biggest monthly gains for February were posted by arabica coffee, which rallied 40 percent on fears of crop damage from Brazil's drought.
*Rains in Brazil ease worries over coffee, sugar crops. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 28- ICE raw sugar futures sank on Friday in spread-related gyrations as the March contract expired at the end of the session, while arabica coffee neared a 17- month peak and marked its biggest monthly gain in nearly two decades.
Coffee prices are soaring up 50 percent year-to-date. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports customers should expect price hikes at their local cafes.
Luke Chandler, Global Head of Agricultural Commodity Markets Research at Rabobank, explains why he thinks the potential upside in coffee and sugar prices are now largely priced in.
Coffee prices have risen 45 percent in the last month based on supply fears out of Brazil. The Fast Money traders discuss the bean trade.
Your daily K-Cup habit shouldn't get more expensive as coffee commodity prices skyrocket, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' CEO told CNBC.
Hot and dry weather in Brazil has hurt coffee production, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
*Brazil coffee crop worries after 6 weeks of hot, dry weather. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 19- ICE arabica coffee prices catapulted to 16- month highs on Wednesday, extending the previous day's huge gains as investors piled into the market driven by worry over possible drought damage to crops in top grower Brazil and by bullish chart signals.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters stock is up around 50 percent since announcing its 10-year partnership with Coca-Cola. Green Mountain's CEO Brian Kelley says this is a "real good deal for both companies." CNBC's Sara Eisen reports.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 18- Coffee futures on ICE closed up nearly 9 percent in heavy volume at their highest price in a year on Tuesday, as light rains fueled concerns over drought-damaged crops in top grower Brazil and galvanized investors to increase holdings of the commodity.
NEW YORK, Feb 18- The bull run in arabica coffee futures continued on Tuesday, surging to a one-year high on worries about a drought in Brazil, and concern about South American crop weather also pushed soybeans to a five-month peak.