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Agricultural Commodities Sugar Commodity Market Trades, Charts

  • 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.

  • BEIJING, Nov 24- China's October sugar imports dropped around 70 percent from the year before to their lowest level since February at 110,000 tonnes, as high global prices curbed purchases. China is the world's top buyer of sugar, but this year's imports have fallen from year-ago levels after tight global supplies saw benchmark global prices more than double...

  • *Government seized all private sugar stocks in August. CAIRO/ ABU DHABI, Nov 3- 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.

  • *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.

  • *Sugar off the shelves at supermarkets across Egypt. CAIRO, Oct 18- Borrowing a cup of sugar from your neighbour has rarely been so contentious in Egypt. Egypt consumes around 3 million tonnes of sugar annually but produces just over 2 million tonnes, with the gap filled by imports, usually between July and October when local beet and sugar cane supplies have wound...

  • 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.

  • 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.