On the vegetable oils market, crush margins are currently good. Rapeseed-based biodiesel recently hit a campaign high, driven by crude oil and the cold weather. Incidentally, Chinese demand is now also focusing on European rapeseed oil, which is underpinning prices....
Brazil’s soya harvests are behind schedule following recent rainfall and thus the sowings have also been delayed. The market is eagerly awaiting the arrival of this new crop, however, with 95% of the USA's export target already reached....
In 2020, the area planted with sorghum increased by 18% in the European Union (source: Sorghum ID). This increase applies to both grain sorghum (+20%) and fodder sorghum (+12%). Lidea has supported this dynamic from the start, by participating in the first European research programme. 20% of the areas sown with sorghum in Europe use Lidea varieties. How can this exceptional dynamic be explained? Spotlight on a cereal with a future....
All products in the oilseed complex are tight, although prices are particularly high and enough to ration demand. ...