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Cuba — land of opportunity for organic manufacturers

By Carolyn Heneghan* Dive Brief: Cuba offers U.S. food and beverage manufacturers opportunities for sourcing organic i...

Coffee futures move up further on speculative buying

Coffee futures rose to new highs on Tuesday following a weak start of the week. The most active contract for May delivery on the ICE Futures U.S. exchange gained 2.4% to end at $1.365 a pound equalling highs hit in mid-October 2015.

Ice Notice: Good Friday Holiday Trading Schedule

ICE Futures U.S. will observe the trading schedule below for the 2016 Good Friday Holiday. Changes from regular trading an...

Arabicas at year-high levels on tightening supply prospects, falling certified stocks

MILAN - Arabica coffee futures on ICE Futures U.S. reached their highest levels in 2016 so far on Wednesday, buoyed by a recovery in the overall commodity complex, tightening supply prospects and falling certified stocks...

Veteran tea industry editor unveils Kickstarter campaign to launch new title: Tea Journey

by D.B. Hebbard The new digital magazine, formatted for print, but delivered as a PDF, will feature interviews with tea g...

Arabica futures post best gains in almost 3 months

MILAN – Arabica coffee futures rallied on Monday recording their best daily gains in nearly three months. The most active contract for May delivery rose 405 points, almost 4 percent, on speculative buying...

Coffee prices to rise modestly in 2016, despite supply deficit

MILAN – Demand will exceed supply by 3 million bags in coffee year 2015/16, according to the median forecast of coffee traders surveyed by Reuters. But a weak Real will limit the rally in prices to less than 15 percent from current levels.

Todd Hall elected to Cargill Board of Directors

MINNEAPOLIS, U.S. - Todd Hall, a member of Cargill’s executive team and the leader of the company’s protein and salt busin...

Bloomberg announces 2016 target weights for the Bloomberg Commodity Index

Bloomberg announced last week the composition and 2016 target weights for the Bloomberg Commodity Index (BCOM). Launched i...

Louis Dreyfus Commodities Supervisory Board elects Chairperson and appoints CEO, CFO

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands - Louis Dreyfus Commodities today announced that Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, currently Chairperson...