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Coronavirus has hit Wisconsin dairy farms especially hard -- some farmers may even have to dump milk

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on - 3/27/2020 9:35:00 PM
Coronavirus is delivering a blow to Wisconsin agriculture at the worst possible time as milk prices that were poised for a rebound are once again sinking, export markets are threa

Dairy industry sees sales skyrocket, prices tank

Fresno Business Journal - 3/27/2020 9:37:00 PM
Politico reports “the Depression-era financial institution known as the Commodity Credit Corporation would see its spending authority ... Besides milk powder California sends lots of cheese to Mexico. The industry faced a crisis in the US-Mexico trade war a year ago, resulting in a 40%-decline in dairy exports to that country before the ...

Global food commodity prices saw a slight decline in July

Uruguay News - 3/6/2020 12:00:00 AM
cheese and whole milk powder The FAO's Food Price Index, (FPI) - a trade-weighted index that measures prices of five major food commodities on international markets - averaged 170.9 points in July ...

Contraband Cheese From Venezuela on Colombia’s Criminal Menu

InSight Crime - 2/28/2020 5:59:00 AM
Cheese has increasingly joined oil and other commodities smuggled along the border between Colombia ... “The smugglers buy the cheese from agricultural producers at a wholesale price of about 160,000 bolívares (less than $3), much lower than the price ...

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Uruguay News - 3/5/2020 5:52:00 PM
The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities ... pushed up by rising prices of cheese and maize due to adverse weather ...

Customs duties of 905 foodstuff and medical supplies cancelled

The Peninsula - 3/24/2020 8:52:00 AM
The Authority stated that the customs duties imposed on 905 commodities included in the ... (meat, fish, dairy, cheese, legumes, oils, pastries, juices, etc), while medical supplies include ...

New Zealand February Trade Surplus NZ$594 Million

Business Insider - 3/24/2020 6:30:00 PM
The leading contributor to the rise was exports of milk powder, butter, and cheese (the largest export commodity group ... oil was quantity-led as the unit price rose 20 percent.

The Country - Fever edition

The New Zealand Herald - 3/4/2020 2:25:00 AM
good news - a 1.2 per cent drop in the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight - against a backdrop of tumbling world commodity prices (WMP -0.5 per cent, SMP -3.2 per cent, AMF -1.7 per cent ...

Food Stocks Will Benefit as Coronavirus Fears Keep People at Home. Here Are an Analyst’s Top Picks.

Barron's - 3/3/2020 7:04:00 PM
Certain food stocks could even see short-term benefits from increased grocery spending and declining commodity prices, Baumgartner wrote in a ... Frozen foods like pizza and potato products saw a spike in volume and prices, as well as refrigerated foods such as bacon, meat, cheese, and yogurt. For shelf-stable foods, cooking ingredients ...

Dairy prices hold relatively firm despite coronavirus jitters - 3/4/2020 12:00:00 AM
We expect further downward pressure on commodity prices in March," she said. Cheese prices had offset lower milk powder prices in February and the data did not yet reflect the recent fall in ...