Agricultural Commodities Sugar Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 5- Raw sugar futures on ICE sank on Thursday in a sharp turnaround that yanked prices down more than 1 cent below a 1-1/ 2- year high as heavy speculative selling triggered automatic sell orders, traders said. ICE July raw sugar settled down 0.81 cent, or 4.9 percent, at 15.84 cents per lb. Earlier, prices climbed to 16.87 cents, the highest for the spot...

  • NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, May 2- India will soon scrap an order that requires sugar mills to export excess supply, two government officials said on Monday, after back-to-back droughts look set to turn the country into a net importer by October. Late last year the government asked mills to export as much as 3.2 million tonnes to deal with what was then a glut that dragged...

  • *Unica Brazil cane crush data due this week. NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 25- Raw sugar on ICE rallied 3 percent on Monday, nearing the prior session's three-week high, as prolonged dryness in top grower Brazil raised concern despite expectations the country's cane industry data will show a brisk crush. July raw sugar settled up 0.42 cent, or 2.7 percent, at 15.89 cents per...

  • *Unica Brazil cane crush data for H1 April due this week. LONDON, April 25- Raw sugar on ICE rose on Monday, holding near to a three-week high, with traders focused on Brazilian cane industry data later in the week, which is expected to show a brisk crush in favorable weather. Cocoa futures were underpinned by expectations of lower output in West Africa, while robusta...

  • LONDON, April 25- Raw sugar on ICE hovered on Monday below three-week highs, with traders focused on Brazilian cane industry data later in the week expected to show a brisk crush in the centre-south in favourable weather. Cocoa futures were underpinned by expectations of lower output in West Africa, while robusta coffee steadied, with attention centred on lower...

  • BEIJING, April 21- China imported 210,000 tonnes of sugar in March, down 57.3 percent from the year-ago period, official customs data showed on Thursday.

  • LONDON, April 19- Physical buying of sugar has picked up since the futures market hit a six-week low of 14 cents a lb last week, with a strong whites premium spurring refinery demand. Traders referred to talk of increased enquiries from China, Indonesia and Bangladesh. He cited fresh purchases of Brazilian sugar with destinations including China, Indonesia,...

  • Coffee market is short-sighted: Commerzbank MD

    Eugen Weinberg, MD and head of commodity research at Commerzbank, explains how the Brazilian real is affecting coffee and sugar prices.

  • PAKCHONG SUB-DISTRICT, Ratchaburi, Thailand, April 1- P rasert Jitkham stoops down and pulls a yellowed sugar cane shoot from baked soil. The worst drought in more than twenty years in Thailand has killed the plant he should harvest next year. A drop in exports from Thailand and India has contributed to forecasts for a widening global supply deficit this year,...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 29- Mexico's government said on Tuesday it had set its sugar export quota to the United States during the current cycle at 1.178 million tonnes.

  • Chocolate lovers, brace yourselves this Easter. The cost of the confectionery has jumped over the past year and may rise more. The Financial Times reports.

  • BEIJING, March 21- China's sugar imports fell in February for the second month in a row after posting a record year in 2015, customs data showed on Monday. Demand for imports has dropped as global sugar prices have risen more than domestic prices, said Zhan Xiao, an analyst at Shanghai Buyun Investment Management, adding that imported sugar now costs roughly 1,000...

  • BEIJING, March 21- China, the world's top sugar buyer, imported 110,000 tonnes of sugar in February, down 13.5 percent compared to the same month a year earlier, customs data showed on Monday.

  • LONDON, March 10- The European Commission appears unlikely to move rapidly to alleviate tight sugar supplies in the EU, with any action expected to be delayed until the summer, trade sources said. Trade sources said, however, the Commission might wait until evidence emerged of vessels loading sugar in Brazil under an existing preferential quota for the EU, and...

  • The Mars empire

    Tracey Massey, Mars Chocolate North America president, discusses the company's strategy, the M&M's brand, and the state of the confectionery industry amid the "war on sugar."

  • El Nino propels sugar to biggest 1-day gain since 1993

    Forecasts suggest a lower supply in the current year due to weather disruptions.

  • Emerging countries in Asia rush to pop sugar high

    Countries in Asia are imposing a tax on sugary drinks to curb consumption.

  • Sugar maintains its 'high'

    Sugar is the fifth-best performer among major commodities this year. Can it maintain its sugar high? With CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • JNJ sheds Splenda in sweet deal

    Heartland Food Products Group gets a little sweeter after buying Splenda from Johnson and Johnson.

  • A worker gathers cut sugar cane for the Emiliano Zapata sugar mill in Zacatepec, Mexico.

    Cane sugar prices are being beaten down – helping to keep processed food prices low around the world.