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Agricultural Commodities Sugar Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • LONDON, Jan 16- London cocoa futures fell on Monday following a lower than expected fourth quarter European grind, while white sugar and robusta coffee edged up in thin volume with U.S. markets shut. March London cocoa was down 10 pounds, or 0.6 percent, at 1,787 pounds a tonne at 1243 GMT. Europe's fourth quarter cocoa grind fell 0.9 percent from the same period last...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- New York cocoa prices rebounded on Thursday after falling to a near four-year low a day earlier, with prices supported by short covering and a weaker dollar. March London cocoa rose 32 pounds, or 1.83 percent, to 1,783 pounds per tonne, buoyed by the lift in New York prices. "It started off as what could have been a day of consolidation, it has turned, led by...

  • *India minister says no plans to cut sugar import duty. March robusta coffee futures were up $60, or 2.8 percent, at $2,222 a tonne at 1457 GMT, after rising to a peak of $2,229, the highest for the second position since July 2012. Supplies have tightened due to poor robusta crops in Brazil and Indonesia combined with a drop in production in Vietnam, where the harvest is...

  • *India minister says no plans to cut sugar import duty. March robusta coffee futures were up $56, or 2.6 percent, at $2,218 a tonne at 1311 GMT, after rising to a peak of $2,229, the highest for the second position since July 2012. Supplies have tightened due to poor robusta crops in Brazil and Indonesia combined with a drop in production in Vietnam, where the harvest is...

  • LONDON, Jan 6- Cocoa prices rose on Friday as disgruntled soldiers seized control of the second largest city in the world's top grower Ivory Coast, prompting a wave of short covering. May London cocoa was up 15 pounds or 0.8 percent at 1,838 pounds a tonne at 1402 GMT after initially surging to a peak of 1,860 pounds following the reports from Ivory Coast.

  • *Sugar weighed by prospect of higher production in China. LONDON, Jan 6- Cocoa prices rose on Friday as former soldiers seized control of the second largest city in top grower Ivory Coast, prompting a wave of short covering. May London cocoa was up 18 pounds or 1.0 percent at 1,841 pounds a tonne at 1128 GMT while March New York cocoa rose $8 or 0.35 percent to $2,270 a...

  • BEIJING, Jan 6- China's 2016/ 17 sugar production had reached more than 2.3 million tonnes by December, the state planner said on Friday, citing data from the China Sugar Association. The National Development and Reform Commission did not give comparable figures for last year but a major industry website earlier reported a significant increase in output from...

  • Eating a cut cake

    British dentists are calling for an end to “cake culture” in the workplace as they claim sugary treats are contributing to health problems

  • *New York cocoa falls to lowest in more than three years. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 29- Raw sugar futures on ICE Futures U.S. extended a post-Christmas rebound on Thursday, climbing to the highest level in more than two weeks on growing expectations that India's crop may be smaller than expected. "Not only has it shrugged aside the potential technical weakness which...

  • BEIJING, Dec 21- China imported 140,000 tonnes of sugar in November, down 48 percent from a year ago, as firmer global prices hurt purchases, customs data showed on Wednesday. China, the world's largest sugar consumer, has been buying less from overseas markets as global supplies tighten. Beijing recently sold over 300,000 tonnes of sweetener from its reserves in...

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- China's securities regulator said on Friday it had approved the launch of options contracts for white sugar and soymeal, which will be the first agricultural derivatives products in the world's biggest commodity market. The China Securities Regulatory Commission said in a statement it had given the go ahead for the Dalian Commodity Exchange...

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- China's securities regulator said on Friday it had approved the launch of options contracts for white sugar and soymeal, which will be the first agricultural derivatives products in the world's biggest commodity market. The China Securities Regulatory Commission said in a statement it had given the go ahead for the Dalian Commodity Exchange...

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- China's securities regulator said on Friday it had approved the launch of options contracts for white sugar and soymeal, which will be the first agricultural derivatives products in the world's biggest commodity market. The China Securities Regulatory Commission said in a statement it had given the go ahead for Dalian Commodity Exchange to...

  • *London cocoa at most oversold level in 5 years. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 5- London cocoa futures on ICE fell for the ninth straight session on Monday, reaching a 22- month low and extending further into technically oversold levels on chart-based sell signals and pressure from earlier strength in the British pound. March London cocoa settled down 31 pounds, or 1.6...

  • *New York cocoa falls to lowest since August 2013. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 2- New York cocoa futures on ICE fell to the lowest since 2013 on Friday, while the London market dropped to a 1-1/ 2- year low as funds increased their short positions amid expectations for ample global supplies, dealers said. New York March cocoa settled down $11, or 0.5 percent, at $2,395 per tonne,...

  • Nestle teases new technology to cut sugar in chocolate

    The company says its researchers found a way to change the structure of sugar particles by using natural ingredients.

  • *Brazil main cane belt produces 1.36 mln T sugar in early Nov. LONDON, Nov 29- Raw sugar futures on ICE were little changed on Tuesday as bargain hunting by physical players offset fund selling, and as falls in wider commodity markets dragged. The Brazilian numbers showed slightly more sugar than expected, "said a London- based trader.

  • 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.

  • 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.