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05.16.2024

Animal fat prices steady on limited volume traded

Animal fat prices steady on limited volume traded

Fastmarkets price assessment for edible tallow, fob Chicago was $52.00 cents per lb on 14 railcars, steady from $52.00 cent per lb on Wednesday May 15.

On Thursday, July soybean oil futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)...

05.16.2024

Grain consuming animal units forecast lower for 2023/24, 2024/’25

Grain consuming animal units forecast lower for 2023/24, 2024/’25

Animal protein prices were steady on Thursday May 16.

Market sources reported an uptick in interest, but the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, lower prices for distiller dried grains with solubles and the price volatility in soybean meal have...

05.16.2024

International animal fats and oils, May 16 2024

International animal fats and oils, May 16 2024

Market sources also reported that UCO traded at €1,065 per tonne on a DDP France basis, while deals for imported UCO were heard at $975 per tonne CIF Rotterdam, for delivery in ISO tanks.

Prices for Asia-origin UCO...