• The War on Sugar’s Biggest Casualty: Global Prices The War on Sugar’s Biggest Casualty: Global Prices

    Changing consumer tastes raises the possibility of a long-term reduction in demand even as the world’s largest producers are notching record production. Green Pool Commodity Specialists, a consultancy, projects a 19 million-ton surplus this year, the largest ever.

    Aug 12, 2018

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  • Brazil's Ballooning Ethanol Stockpiles Risk Bringing Sugar Back Brazil's Ballooning Ethanol Stockpiles Risk Bringing Sugar Back

    Surging ethanol stockpiles and tumbling prices for the biofuel risk bringing back more sugar production in top grower Brazil. “Prices have been coming down, ethanol stocks are building. Demand is strong but is probably not sufficient to clear the stocks,” said Tom McNeill, a director at Brisbane, Australia-based researcher Green Pool Commodity Specialists. “I think this assumption that everyone has made that maximum ethanol is absolutely locked in could be challenged within the next three months.”

    Jul 9, 2018

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  • SOFTS-Arabica coffee climbs on fund buying, raw sugar slips SOFTS-Arabica coffee climbs on fund buying, raw sugar slips

    July raw sugar settled down 0.06 cent, or 0.5 percent, at 11.69 cents per lb. Focus remained on a global supply glut, with commodity analyst Green Pool forecasting a combined sugar surplus of almost 25 million tonnes for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.

    May 4, 2018

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  • Green Pool Sees Biggest Ever Sugar Surplus on Indian Output Green Pool Sees Biggest Ever Sugar Surplus on Indian Output

    The world’s sugar traders are experiencing the biggest ever global surplus. That’s according to Green Pool Commodity Specialists, which expects the glut to reach 18.4 million metric tons this season. The Brisbane, Australia-based researcher boosted its estimate by almost a quarter because of a massive increase in the sugar-cane area and yields in India, the No. 2 producer.

    May 3, 2018

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  • India May Export More Sugar Than Forecast on Higher Yields India May Export More Sugar Than Forecast on Higher Yields

    Global sugar prices have tumbled about 33 percent in the past year on a global surplus as production increases in Europe and India. ISMA last month raised its 2017-18 sugar output estimate 4 percent to 26.1 million tons, the highest in three years. Green Pool Commodity Specialists this week forecast Indian production at 28.1 million tons, with expectations of an equal or better crop next season.

    Feb 23, 2018

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  • The worst may not yet be over for sugar traders The worst may not yet be over for sugar traders

    The glut that’s plaguing the market this season will probably extend into 2018-19, with Green Pool Commodity Specialists forecasting a surplus of 5.4 million metric tons.

    Feb 6, 2018

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