Despite a smaller UK crop over the last few years, total world supplies of Linseed for the 2015-2016 season is forecast to increase by 4.7% to 2.65 million MT on account of large increases in production in all origins apart from EU-28.
- US$ - £1.5560
- £ - €1.3740
- € - US$1.1310
- IR - US$66.65
- RMB - $6.3680
The strength of the US Dollar over the last 12 months has reduced the competitiveness of US farm products in international markets. The parallel decline in oil prices, coupled with the anticipated increase in US rates, has resulted in the weakness of currencies of many developing countries:
This year’s strong El Nino has already impacted on the Thai pineapple industry. As previously reported, Thailand has suffered a prolonged drought – at least until the end of August – and this has impacted on the production of pineapple.
Instasweet is a Reb-A functional sweetener without the aftertaste! It removes the lag in perception of sweetness typical of Stevia and minimizes the lingering liquorice after taste, by incorporating electrolytes and flavour masking components.
Castor markets have been remarkably stable since our last report trading in a range of roughly US$50/mt despite seed arrivals picking up sharply in the second half of April.
The market is short on supply, and there is much forward speculation and uncovered demand.
FDL have developed a concentrated tea extract with a high caffeine content which is perfect as a standalone high impact tea, but is also an excellent extract for use in energy drinks.
Since highs in 2012 the price of Sucralose has come down to what appears to be its bottom level.
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