WASHINGTON, April 18- The U.S. government launched on Friday a probe into allegations that cheap imports of Mexican sugar are causing nearly $1 billion in damages in the local market, even as the Mexican representatives made a formal rebuttal of the accusations.» Read More
Analysts expect India to be a net exporter of sugar in 2013/ 14, selling at least 1.5 million tonnes and possibly more than 2.0 million depending on price movements in coming months. ICE raw sugar futures slipped to three-month lows this week after news that the cane crush in India had begun, signalling more exports.
The United Nations food agency said rising sugar prices due to harvest concerns in Brazil drove global food prices slightly higher in October.
*Stand-off between cane farmers, mills in India. Mills in major producers Brazil, India and China have struggled with tumbling margins and years of falling prices, and a coming wave of closures appears to be a near-certainty.
NEW YORK, Oct 31- At least three U.S. sugar refiners, including household names Domino Sugar and Imperial Sugar, are trying to raise this season's prices by as much as a third in a bid to capture a sudden recovery in global prices from three-year lows as supplies dwindle.
NEW YORK, Oct 29- Raw sugar fell the most in a month on Tuesday on fears of a selloff following speculator hoarding of the commodity, while natural gas tumbled for a second straight session on mild weather forecasts in key U.S. regions.
Kayla, Carney and Tyler talk sugar, smart phones, and basketball players in North Korea.
The Agriculture Department says buying 400,000 tons of sugar from processors who have borrowed nearly $900 million is a possibility, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson; and Sallie James, Cato Institute, shares her opinions.
Sugar prices have fallen so low; they have put pressure on sugar processors. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the government support of sugar prices has been widely criticized for years.
U.S. sugar firms have borrowed $862 million to finance their operations. CNBC's John Carney and Kayla Tausche share their opinions on whether sugar deserves a bailout.
Why on earth is the Department of Agriculture keeping the names of which companies are in danger of defaulting on government loans a secret?
The government is considering buying 400-thousand tons of sugar to stave off a wave of defaults by sugar processors, reports Hampton Pearson.
G20 countries are to step in to try and co-ordinate a response to surging food prices, after the worst U.S. drought in half a century devastated crops in the world’s largest agricultural exporter, the Financial Times reports.
The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.
Weighing in on the markets, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading; Frank Lesh, futurepath Trading; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the war on pitting sugar versus corn syrup and the huge loss the corn syrup industry has seen.
A look at how to profit from trading single commodities, with Sal Gilbertie, Teucrium Trading president.
CNBC's Jane Wells has an update on the legal battle between sugar and corn.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on a legal battle between two of the biggest agricultural commodities: sugar vs. corn.
CNBC’s Analytics Team compiled a list of the 10 best and worst performing commodities in the CRB index. Click ahead to learn about the hot and the not-so-hot commodities of 2011.
Corn and sugar prices may have rallied on Tuesday, but for investors looking to profit from an agricultural trade, one analyst is putting his money in corn, over sugar.