Top stories
Hedge funds 'close to exhausted' in selling wheat
Hedge funds turn more bearish on agricultural commodities again. Is there appetite for more selling? Questions are raised over cotton, sugar, wheat...
Corn and wheat prices offer 'sound value' - ANZ
Australia & New Zealand Bank joins commentators foreseeing an end to grain market falls, saying that improved harvest prospects are "fully priced" in
UK 'to replace France' selling wheat to Algeria
French wheat exporters strike an early blow against UK rivals, winning feed business in Ireland. Will the UK take, unusual, milling wheat business?
Tyson sells Brazil, Mexico poultry arms to JBS
Tyson Foods acknowledges its Latin America poultry units "haven't had the necessary scale" as it sells them to its Brazil-based rival
Elders goes on offensive, as suitors circle
The Australian agribusiness unveils plans, under its new chief executive, to accelerate its recovery under its own steam
Worst over for grains rout. Sugar prices to rise
ABN Amro foresees potential for buoyancy in corn and soybean prices, but especially in sugar - once a revision to Brazilian forecasts is passed
UK to see firm rapeseed exports despite slow start
UK rapeseed exports will prove "busy", Openfield says, despite harvest disappointment, and a reluctance by farmers to sell at low prices
Starbucks lags in coffee buying despite market dip
The US giant has renewed coffee purchases as bean prices have fallen, but remains behind on hedging compared with last year
China urged to back corn at centre of trade furore
The US Grains Council calls on Chinese authorities to clear Syngenta's MIR 162 corn, after an escalation in trade curbs surrounding the seed
Danone upbeat, despite milk price hit to profits
The dairy-to-water giant, flagging the milk price reversal, sticks by full-year growth targets despite a drop in profits in the first half
Rains stall rise in Brazil sugar output
Sugar output in Brazil's Centre South slows, a little, for the first time this season, Unica says. Still, a far bigger decline is on its way
Allendale raises the bar on US corn yield hopes
The broker, citing a cool pollination period, estimates the US corn yield well above levels from other forecasters. What does this mean for prices?
Cocoa rally questioned, as futures hit 2,000
Cocoa futures hit 2,000 a tonne in London for the first time since 2011 - despite "no fundamental rationale". Does this make them ripe for a fall?
Futures prices
Most viewed articles