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05.04.2021

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 5/4/21: Customer Q&A

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 5/4/21: Customer Q&A

Video shorts from the Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar Report Our team of Senior Analysts break down questions from the live Webinar audience during the call on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. To learn more about the Fats, Fuels, and...

05.04.2021

Soybean Oil Prices Set New Highs Despite Bearish Data

Soybean Oil Prices Set New Highs Despite Bearish Data

Vegetable oil futures were mixed on Tuesday as reports suggesting Indonesian palm oil production could rise by more than seven percent in 2021 weighed on palm oil prices. Meanwhile, despite a bearish Crop Progress report released after Monday's close,...

04.29.2021

Profitability Continues to be a Moving Target for Hemp Operators

Profitability Continues to be a Moving Target for Hemp Operators

The economics of hemp production are a moving target at this stage of industry development.  A large part of this is due to the lack of historical hemp prices, and unclear supply and demand.  Hemp prices dictate revenues, but profitability will...