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  • MOSCOW, June 28- Russia's sugar production will increase to 5.6 million tonnes in 2016, from 5.2 million tonnes last year, thanks to a larger sowing area and favourable weather, Evgeny Ivanov, a sugar analyst at IKAR, forecast on Tuesday. IKAR, a leading agriculture consultancy in Moscow, sees Russia's domestic consumption of sugar rising this year by 50,000...

  • SAO PAULO, June 27- Brazil's center-south cane crop should reach a record 640 million tonnes in 2017/ 18, compared to an estimate for the current crop of 628 million tonnes, as mills slightly expand planting and crop care, consultancy Agroconsult said on Monday. "Mills are making more money this year. Many of them will have the resources to better prepare the next...

  • LONDON, June 21- Arabica coffee and raw sugar futures on ICE fell back on Tuesday from a rally to multi-month highs, while London cocoa eased in reaction to a stronger sterling currency. September arabica futures were down 2.15 cent, or 1.5 percent, at $1.3915 per lb at 1210 GMT, and were within sight of a 13- month high of $1.4685 touched on June 9.

  • SAO PAULO, June 21- Brazil's worst credit crunch in two decades is forcing the nation's debt-laden grain producers, sugar mills and coffee farmers to curb investment, making one of the world's top farm exporters miss out on a recovery in global commodity prices. "We've not seen credit contract like this in recent history," said Alexandre Figliolino, who advises...

  • SAO PAULO, June 21- Brazil's worst credit crunch in two decades is forcing the nation's debt-laden grain producers, sugar mills and coffee farmers to curb investment, making one of the world's top farm exporters miss out on a recovery in global commodity prices. "We've not seen credit contract like this in recent history," said Alexandre Figliolino, who advises...

  • BEIJING, June 21- China, the world's largest sugar buyer, imported 140,000 tonnes of sugar in May, down 74.1 percent from a year ago, according to official customs data released on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 20- London cocoa futures fell on Monday, despite tightening supplies linked to declining production in top grower Ivory Coast as sterling surged against the dollar, while the firm British currency lifted bean prices in New York. London September cocoa settled down 21 pounds, or 0.9 percent, at 2,247 pounds per tonne, as the British sterling...

  • Mars needs more Skittles

    Mars is expanding its factory in Illinois to create more Skittles. Wrigley Americas President Casey Keller, discusses the popularity of the sweet candy.

  • LONDON, June 10- Importers in Iran have bought at least 250,000 tonnes of Brazilian raw sugar in the first purchases since international sanctions were lifted on Tehran in January, trade sources said on Friday. "Buyers in Iran have clubbed together to make up cargoes given tight financing," one source said. International measures against Iran- including banking...

  • LONDON, June 10- Importers in Iran have bought at least 250,000 tonnes of Brazilian raw sugar in the first purchases since international sanctions were lifted on Tehran earlier this year, trade sources said on Friday. International measures against Iran- including banking restrictions- were lifted in January as part of a deal with world powers under which...

  • 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.

  • 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.