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  • Bans on GMO corn, glyphosate in Mexico would shrink food supplies, industry says

    The Mexican government's push to wean itself off a massive dependence on genetically modified corn imports would upend the country's food supply, including its big livestock sector, industry officials warn. Both the agriculture and economy ministries held high-level meeting with industry representatives this week, according to several participants.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, January 15 2021 Natural Rubber Turnover: 627,117 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Jan-21 14,350 14,900 14,350 14,550 13,965 585 3 1,198 Mar-21 14,195 14,605 14,180 14,430 14,165 265 4,048 1,967 Apr-21 14,245 14,670 14,240 14,495 14,215 280 2,119 887 May-21 14,280 14,700 14,245 14,510 14,235 275 561,218 205,057 Jun-21 14,335 14,735 14,300 14,570 14,290 280 7,677 8,270 Jul-21 14,335 14,755 14,335 14,600 14,310 290 573 7,893 Aug-21...

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Corn Up Again on Strong Export Sales. Corn for March delivery rose 1.9% to $5.34 1/ 4 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday as grain traders saw strong export sales data this morning supporting higher prices. Soybeans for March delivery rose 1.7% to $14.30 1/ 2 a bushel.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Taco Bell Brings Back Two Potato Items, Works With Beyond Meat. Taco Bell is bringing back two potato-based items that it dropped during last year's menu simplification and working with Beyond Meat Inc. on a new plant-based protein that will be tested in the next year. The chain owned by Yum Brands Inc. said Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes and the Spicy Potato Soft Taco will return March 11..

  • AB Foods 16-Week Revenue Hit by Store Closures, Primark Sales Fall 30% -- Update

    --Primark sales for the period fall 30% amid store closures. --Full-year sales, adjusted operating profit for Primark are expected to be lower than in fiscal 2020. --Sugar business revenue rose to GBP545 million.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Thursday, January 14 2021 Natural Rubber Turnover: 553,500 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Jan-21 13,935 14,040 13,930 13,965 13,985 -20 28 1,201 Mar-21 14,195 14,275 13,995 14,165 14,165 0 3,869 2,038 Apr-21 14,245 14,310 14,010 14,215 14,210 5 2,428 842 May-21 14,285 14,350 14,050 14,235 14,230 5 498,328 210,719 Jun-21 14,315 14,390 14,110 14,290 14,280 10 6,878 8,580 Jul-21 14,375 14,415 14,135 14,310 14,310 0 727 7,898 Aug-21 14,360...

  • China 2020 meat imports close to 10 mln tonnes, up 60% on year

    China imported 9.91 million tonnes of meat in 2020, customs data showed on Thursday, as the world's biggest consumer of meat stocked up on proteins after a further plunge in its pork output. Shipments were up 60.4% on the year before and came after China's output of pork, its staple meat, slumped 19% in the first half.

  • Little evidence coffee companies' sustainability efforts have impact: report

    There is little evidence efforts by the world's top coffee roasters and traders to prevent human rights and environmental abuses are having any impact, with most farmers operating at a loss and unable to produce sustainably, a major coffee report said on Thursday.

  • Cargill in talks to exit sugar trading JV Alvean, says Brazil's Copersucar

    Global commodities trader and food processor Cargill is in talks with Brazil's Copersucar to exit their sugar trading joint-venture, Alvean, the Brazilian company said in a statement on Wednesday. Cargill is negotiating to sell its 50% share in the JV to Copersucar, which would become the sole owner of the business.

  • BRIEF-CME Raises Wheat, Corn Futures Margins For March

    CME Group Inc (CME): * CME RAISES WHEAT FUTURES MAINTENANCE MARGINS BY 9.1% TO $1,800 PER CONTRACT FROM $1,650 FOR MARCH 2021. * CME RAISES CORN FUTURES MAINTENANCE MARGINS BY 18.2% TO $1,300 PER CONTRACT FROM $1,100 FOR MARCH 2021. * SAYS INITIAL MARGIN RATES ARE 110% OF THESE LEVELS. * SAYS RATES WILL BE EFFECTIVE AFTER THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON JAN. 14, 2021.

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