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  • Investing in the sugar industry

    Stephen Macklow-Smith, head of Europe equities strategy at JPMorgan, and Steen Jakobsen, Saxo Bank chief economist, discuss Tate & Lyle and sugar.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sugar prices headed lower: SocGen

    Chris Narayanan, Director & Head of Agricultural Commodities Research at Societe Generale, expects a lower cost of production for sugar in Brazil, which should increase supply and push down prices.

  • Surfers head out Snapper Rocks as Cyclone Marcia approaches the coast of Queensland on February 19, 2015 in Gold Coast, Australia.

    A powerful cyclone hits northeast Australia, causing massive damage and causing flash flooding, while a second storm made landfall to the west.

  • Hershey's

    When the price of sugar falls, things get sweeter for processed food manufacturers such as J.M. Smucker and Hershey, if history is a guide.

  • Sugar rush and silver linings

    Sugar prices are rising as production drops in Brazil, and silver drops to four-year lows. Jack Scoville, Price Futures Group, and George Gero, RBC Capital Markets, discuss. Silver has a very good chance of outperforming next year, says Gero.