Category Archives: Commodity Updates

November 2018 Monthly Commodity Report

Valley’s Purchasing Team works closely with the representatives at Dawn Foods and Dawn Distributors Advantage to supply Valley members and customers with up-to-date information regarding the commodity markets.  As we know, these are constantly changing, but the Valley/Dawn team will continue to supply the best data possible. Monthly Commodity Report November 2018

Monthly Commodity Report October 2018

Valley’s Purchasing Team works closely with the representatives at Dawn Foods and Dawn Distributors Advantage to supply Valley members and customers with up-to-date information regarding the commodity markets.  As we know, these are constantly changing, but the Valley/Dawn team will continue to supply the best data possible.   Monthly Commodity Report October 2018

Monthly Commodity Report September 2018

Valley’s Purchasing Team works closely with the representatives at Dawn Foods and Dawn Distributors Advantage to supply Valley members and customers with up-to-date information regarding the commodity markets.  As we know, these are constantly changing, but the Valley/Dawn team will continue to supply the best data possible.   Monthly Commodity Report 9-28-18

Commodity Report

Valley’s Purchasing Team works closely with the representatives at Dawn Foods and Dawn Distributors Advantage to supply Valley members and customers with up-to-date information regarding the commodity markets.  As we know, these are constantly changing, but the Valley/Dawn team will continue to supply the best data possible. Weekly Commodity Report

Volatile week in corn futures

Corn Click here for the full report: Weekly Commodity Report 7-8-16 It was a volatile week in corn futures. Futures plunged early in the week on favorable weather conditions and solid corn crop ratings but were up sharply at week’s end as the market ran out of selling and reestablished some risk premium for the […]

U.S. sugar beet crop is progressing nicely

Sugar/Sweeteners The U.S. sugar beet crop is progressing nicely and with normal weather this season we could see record production. Domestic beet processors are still struggling to get sugar sold for the balance of 2016 and prices remain under pressure. The United Nations’ food-price index jumped 4.2 percent in June, the most since July 2012, […]

Weekly Commodity: Oil/Shortening

Oil/Shortening The July soybean oil contract closed at $.3099 down 94 points for the week. The July soybeans closed down 56 1/2 cents at $11.03 while the July soybean meal closed at $375.60 down $31.80 per ton. Sharply lower palm oil prices and a break back below $50 per barrel in the crude oil market […]

Market Headlines

Headlines that Impact the Market Weekly Commodity Report 6-24-16 The vote this past week to take Great Britain out of the European Union shocked world markets and has created havoc in nearly all markets. We believe the following points are important to consider when making market decisions in coming days and weeks: *It is unlikely […]

Weekly Commodity: Wheats & Oats

The May K.C. wheat futures contract closed at $4.68 3/4, up 14 1/2 cents for the week. The Chicago and Minneapolis May futures contracts closed up 8 1/2 cents and up 7 3/4 cents at $4.60 3/4 and $4.97 3/4 respectively. The wheat futures markets made new contract lows in Chicago and K.C. early in […]