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06.24.2024

Stable biodiesel production leaves supply, prices unchanged in crude glycerin market

Stable biodiesel production leaves supply, prices unchanged in crude glycerin market

Glycerin prices held steady on Monday June 24, with producers and traders reporting little change to begin the week.

Crude glycerin traders were quoting the market in the range of $0.06-0.08 per lb. Some of the higher-priced ranges...

06.24.2024

Cattle slaughter continues to lag 2022, 2023 levels

Cattle slaughter continues to lag 2022, 2023 levels

Six cars of technical tallow traded at 54 cents per lb Chicago on Monday June 24, and separately two cars of edible tallow traded up to 56 cents per lb Chicago.

Both renderer and packer grade bleachable...

06.24.2024

Hog slaughter slightly higher into July; May cattle placed on feed higher

Hog slaughter slightly higher into July; May cattle placed on feed higher

The US domestic protein market was quiet on Monday June 24, with no price changes reported.

US hog slaughter
Fastmarkets’ research team forecasts hog slaughter at 2.38 million head in the week to Saturday June 29, up by...