Contents tagged with Analyst Insight

23 November 2020

The first official GB production estimate is 5.3Mt.

19 November 2020

A second 8Mt+ barley crop in two seasons, has again meant that exports are going to be key for the UK barley market. However, exporting this season is not straight forward, with a challenging global market, and strong export competition.

6 November 2020

Lockdown 2.0 will inevitably effect the potato industry, but the effect is unlikely to be as dramatic as the first lockdown.

6 November 2020

October has seen lift in overall tonnage traded, increasing 17% from September based on material moving through our weekly average price survey (WAPS) sample. Yet, the tonnage traded still lags 9% from the same period last year.

5 November 2020

The imposing of stricter lockdown measures that come into effect today will see the English hospitality sector limit the sale of alcohol to a takeaway only basis, with ‘eat-in’ meal occasions restricted until 2 December.

29 October 2020

As mentioned at our Grain Market Outlook conference a key parameter to observe this year is the impact of a La Niña weather event.

29 October 2020

The wheat balance sheet is set to be the tightest in a number of decades due to a significant drop in total availability outweighing a contraction in usage.

23 October 2020

For the year to date, sheep meat production and trade volumes have been lower than in 2019, however the trends have not been as strong as we expected.

16 October 2020

Fresh exports up 79 percent from July, narrowing the gap from previous year’s export figures and potentially lending some much-needed price support to a depressed domestic market.

16 October 2020

This planting by variety data includes all sector varieties. Similar to previous years, over 40% of the overall GB potato area is attributed to the Top 10 most chosen varieties.

16 October 2020

The 2020 GB planted potato area is one of the lowest on record seeing a 2.3% year-on-year drop.

2 October 2020

Overall free-buy potato trade during September remained minimal. The re-opening of schools did bring some demand to the lower end of the processing sector as anticipated, but prices remained low.