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It is 'time to buy sugar', says Job Economia

Sugar prices recover as some commentators question a gloomy outlook from the ISO, amid concerns over Brazilian and Indian production

Dairy markets still face 'lacklustre' China demand
New Zealand's Westland, cutting its milk price forecast, and Dutch-based Friesland, unveiling a profits fall, flag clouds over world dairy demand
Sports tycoon flags appeal of Russia, Ukraine land
Nikolay Fartushnyak's fund says former Soviet Union farmland is a "better choice" than that in Western Europe or the US as it bids for Agrokultura
Rains begin to take toll on UK wheat quality
The UK wheat crop starts to show signs of the rain damage that has affected crops in other EU countries. Still, chances rise of a record yield
Anglo-Eastern joins throng seeing end to palm rout
The plantations group, citing output weakness ahead, joins the ranks forecasting stable palm oil prices. But one bearish voice holds out...
Rains refresh Aussie crops, but miss sheep farms
Australia & New Zealand Bank says weak rains are questioning a forecast that Australia's wool production will stabilise at record lows
Fonterra holds milk price as it unveils China deal
The co-operative forecasts a revival in dairy prices later in 2014 as it announces a "game changing" tie-up with a Chinese infant formula group
US farm profits to dip, but not as much as feared
US farm officials reduce their forecast for the decline in agricultural income this year, citing improved hopes for livestock, and cropping, receipts
French wheat returns to Egyptian tender
Egypt, the top wheat importer, buys from Romania and Russia at its latest tender. But French wheat is offered too, for the first time since early July
Unica cuts Brazil cane, sugar output hopes
Unica slashes its forecasts for cane and sugar production in Brazil's key Centre South region, citing drought damage to crop yields
Sugar price recovery 'unlikely', says ISO
The International Sugar Organization swaps ideas of "neatly balanced" world sugar output and demand for a forecast of another production surplus
Morgan Stanley, StanChart see palm price revival
... although not before the last quarter of the year, as demand factors kick in. Soyoil prices may revive a little earlier, Standard Chartered says
US rains exacerbate world wheat quality fears
The US is poised for more of the rainfall which, while boosting corn and soybean yield hopes, is for wheat slowing harvest and lifting quality worries
Smucker lifts coffee price - as futures enter bear market

The owner of the Folgers brand backs its credentials as a contrarian indicator, lifting its coffee price to customers as futures extend losses

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