*Turkey- Russia spat creates opportunity for U.S. rice. *Turkey acting as hub for rice exports to neighbors including Iraq and Syria. "Some Russian rice was going into Turkey and now there are problems, so we see it as an opportunity to sell more into Turkey," Yielding said.
HAMBURG, March 17- Iran's state grains buyer GTC purchased about 40,000 tonnes of rice from Thailand in an international tender this week, a deal which traders believe shows Iran's purchasing is returning to more normal patters after sanctions were lifted. Traders said Iran has in past years largely purchased rice through lengthy direct negotiations as...
NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Thailand, Jan 20- First came drought, then came floods. Thailand accounts for nearly 40 percent of the world's natural rubber, most of which is used in car tires. Thailand is one of the world's most important exporters of agricultural commodities- including rice and refined sugar.
MANILA, Jan 12- Philippine grains traders have purchased just over 53,000 tonnes of rice from Thailand and Vietnam in recent weeks, looking to boost supply in the wake of typhoons that destroyed local crops in the last quarter of 2016, the government said on Thursday. The shipments, comprising 41,464 tonnes from Thailand and 11,580 tonnes from Vietnam, were part...
*Potential for growth seen outside Russia. MOSCOW, Nov 10- Abu Dhabi state investment vehicle Mubadala Development Co may invest in a vegetable oil producer and a rice producer in Russia, a Russian state-backed fund said, in a rare Gulf investment into the country's commodities sector. The RDIF, Mubadala and other investors will consider a co-investment of about...
BANGKOK, Oct 31- Thailand's rice management committee said on Tuesday it will offer loans worth $1.29 billion to jasmine rice farmers struggling with falling prices, on the condition that they store the grain for six months to slow down market supply. Prices for jasmine rice, Thailand's highest quality rice, have tumbled to their lowest level in years, leaving...
BANGKOK, Oct 31- Thailand's rice management committee said on Monday it will offer loans worth $1 billion to jasmine rice farmers struggling with falling prices, on a condition that they store the grain for six months to slow down market supply. Prices for jasmine rice, Thailand's highest quality rice, have tumbled to their lowest level in years, leaving the...
The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization says the country's already-low food supply is set to deteriorate this year.
Scientists have made major strides towards creating new breeds of rice that could be more sustainable, as well as more resilient to environmental stresses.
Deborah Kay Elms, executive director of the Asian Trade Centre, discusses the progress of negotiations between Japan and the U.S. on two issues - cars and agriculture.
Jane Wells does a taste test of a smoothie with rice protein made by Axiom Foods. With her is CEO David Janow.
Americans are increasingly looking to add more protein to their diets, and rice protein is seen as an attractive alternative. Jane Wells speaks to the CEO of Axiom, the largest producer of plant-based proteins in the U.S.
Yen weakness is driving up the cost of Japan's food imports, but analysts say pinched pocketbooks won't slow consumers' taste for meals from overseas.
The ongoing drought in California is cutting back the state's rice crop. It's gotten so bad, one rice farmer said they might have to sell the land.
In two weeks, Girl Scouts will descend upon supermarkets and businesses to peddle boxes of cookies, tempting people with a new gluten-free cookie.
The FDA said, after testing 1,300 samples of rice and rice products, that the amount of detectable arsenic is too low to cause immediate or short-term negative health effects.
Thailand is set to sell half-a-million tons of rice on world markets at a loss, as it scrambles to offload a record stockpile deteriorating in quality in warehouses filled with grain.
Record high prices of corn and soybean brought on by the worst U.S. drought in 56 years may be triggering a sense of de ja vu for Asia concerned about a repeat of the food scare in 2008, but most economists are downplaying those fears, for now.
With commodities enjoying a robust start to 2012, some traders are concerned that crude oil and other hard assets are ripe for a fall.
In spite of the Thai government's warning that the world's largest exporter of rice could lose as much as a quarter of its crop because of the floods, analysts tell CNBC the potential shortfall is unlikely to impact prices.