Agricultural Commodities Sugar Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • *Government seized all private sugar stocks in August. CAIRO/ ABU DHABI, Nov 2- Cairo grocer Bakr Atef has stopped selling sugar since authorities seized his stocks last month, accusing him of hoarding as a growing economic crisis angers Egyptians and raises fears of street protests. Sugar is the latest vital commodity to be thrown into crisis in Egypt this year.

  • *China imports higher-than-expected 500,000 T sugar in September. BEIJING, Oct 21- China imported 500,000 tonnes of sugar in September, the highest since December and more than what analysts had expected the world's top buyer to bring in, as customs cleared a backlog of shipments from previous months, data showed on Friday. The monthly spike in arrivals...

  • BEIJING, Oct 21- China imported 500,000 tonnes of sugar last month, down 24 percent from last year, customs data showed on Friday, as the biggest rally in years in global prices continued to curb the world's top buyer's appetite for sweetener.

  • LONDON/ PARIS, Oct 12- A sharp rise in sugar prices this year has helped transform the outlook for Brazil's sugar industry with the future now bright for a sector which suffered many closures and bankruptcies in recent years, the CEO of Louis Dreyfus said on Wednesday. International commodities trader Louis Dreyfus has a controlling interest in Brazil's Biosev...

  • We're in a period of deficit for sugar: Analyst

    Claudiu Covrig, senior sugar analyst at S&P Global Platts, shares his views on the sugar trade.

  • BEIJING, Sept 12- China could be preparing to auction sugar from its huge state stockpiles for the first time in five years following sales of millions of tonnes of corn and cotton over the summer, analysts and traders said. Han Xu, an analyst at Cofco Futures who had heard speculation about an auction, said it was "possible" China would sell some of its aging stock and...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.