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Monday, April 21, 2014

Food XXI century will be manufactured in laboratories

Food XXI century will be manufactured in laboratories
Growth of the world population will lead to the fact that scientists are forced to resort to technology to support people with food goes that today does not seem appetizing to us.

Today, humanity has already been submitted sample meat grown in a test tube: of him in London was cooked hamburger that although he was not quite juicy, but it taste like traditional meat. To improve the taste it added egg powder , salt , saffron , breadcrumbs and beet juice , according to Kazakh-grain .

Another discovery scientists can be called soylent - liquid meal replacement, which came up with a formula Robert Richard . He also, incidentally, soylent tested on himself, noting that he had improved sleep , memory, stamina and mood.

Another idea to scientists - not yet implemented - food patches . They pondered invention nutritional labels podsmotrev experience of colleagues who invented patches for smokers. Mass production of food patches may begin as early as 10 years.

Biologist Chuck Fishner proposed his idea of food security, he argues that people can be under the skin implant a special kind of single-celled algae that using photosynthesis will generate nutrients and provide them the human body.

Spanish scientists have invented a 3D- printer that, instead of the usual toner ink cartridges stocked with food components. According to the inventors, this device can easily cook a pizza or a burger.

Gay Morgan, a specialist in futurology, is convinced that in the future the world's population goes to products from insects. With him in solidarity designer Katharina Unger, which has invented a kind of " farm to the Flies" - a device for growing maggots .



Vegetable egg. Herbal products can completely replace the eggs. By the way, today it is popular among vegans - vegans.

Biofuels from corn turned more harmful than petrol

Biofuels from corn turned more harmful than petrol
Commissioned by the U.S. Federal Government research has shown that biofuels produced from corn residues, emits 7% more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to Washington Post.


Authors of the study revealed the amount of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere during the production of biofuels from the stems, leaves, and corn cob in 12 states "Corn Belt " of USA . It turned out to be comparable to the amount allocated for fuel.



It is noted that in the long term biofuel is safer for the environment, but now it does not meet the standards for renewable fuel sources: on them as a result of the use and production of biofuels produced volume of greenhouse gases should be 60% ​​less than using gasoline.

Soybean prices have continued to rise - CME (CBOT)

Soybean prices have continued to rise - CME (CBOT)
Dow Jones. According to the National Association for the processing of oil the U.S. National Oilseed Processors Association, in March 2014 the volume of soybean totaled 153.84 mln.busheley that exceeded expectations of market operators (144.6 mln.busheley ) .
Volumes of soybean increased background persistent demand for refined products, including soybean oil and meal.
Soybeans.

On Wednesday, April 16 May quotes soybean continued increase. High exports and soybean processing in the current season in the United States supports quotes at a high level.

Iraq has announced a tender for sunflower oil purchase

Oil World. According to market operators, Iraq announced a tender for the purchase of at least 10 thousand tons of sunflower oil with option any origin.

Recall that, according to analysts, in 2013/14 MY Iraq imports 490 thousand tons of sunflower oil against 431 thousand tons a year earlier.

Friday, April 18, 2014

US Gulf Grain Prices 2014 Apr 17

Thu  Apr 17, 2014    

***THERE WILL BE NO REPORT ON FRIDAY 4/18/2014***

Louisiana and Texas Export Bids

Gulf Export bids and basis for grain delivered to Gulf export elevators,
CIF barge to Louisiana Gulf (Mississippi River) and rail-truck Texas Gulf,
delivery periods as specified, dollar per bushel, except sorghum per cwt.
Bids as of 2:00 Central time; Subject to change.
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Louisiana Midday bids and basis for US 2 Soft Red Winter Wheat
Cash Bids                Change              Basis          Change
Apr=   7.5725-7.5925     up 2.25-up 3.25      +66K to +68K  dn 1-unch
May=   7.4625-7.5725     up 3.25              +55K to +66K  unch
Jun=   7.3400-7.4100     up 3.75              +35N to +42N  unch
Jul=   7.3400-7.4100     up 3.75              +35N to +42N  unch
Aug=   7.4825-7.5025     up 3.75              +40U to +42U  unch
Sep=   7.4825-7.5025     up 3.75              +40U to +42U  unch
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Louisiana Midday bids and basis for US 2 Yellow Corn
Cash Bids                Change              Basis          Change
Apr=   5.5575-5.6075     dn 1.75-up 2.25      +61K to +66K  up 1-5
May=   5.5475-5.5775     dn 2.75-dn 0.75      +60K to +63K  unch-up 2
Jun=   5.5950-5.6050     dn 3                 +59N to +60N  unch
Jul=   5.5950-5.6050     dn 3                 +59N to +60N  unch
Aug=   5.6225-5.6525     dn 2.5               +64U to +67U  unch
Sep=   5.6125-5.6525     dn 2.5               +63U to +67U  unch
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Louisiana Midday bids and basis for US 1 Yellow Soybeans
Cash Bids                Change              Basis          Change
Apr=   15.8200-15.9600   dn 7.75-dn 4.75      +68K to +82K  dn 3-unch
May=   15.8200-15.9400   dn 7.75-dn 4.75      +68K to +80K  dn 3-unch
Jun=   15.8225-15.9425   dn 1.5-dn 6.5        +80N to +92N  up 5-unch
Jul=   15.7025-15.7725   dn 8.5-dn 6.5        +68N to +75N  dn 2-unch
Aug=   14.9550-14.9650   dn 3.5-dn 22.5       +75Q to +76Q  unch-dn 19
Sep=   13.3425-13.5425   up 2                 +95X to +115X unch
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Louisiana Midday bids and basis for US 2 Yellow Sorghum
Cash Bids                Change              Basis          Change
Apr=   NA                                       NA
May=   NA                                       NA
Jun=   NA                                       NA
Jul=   NA                                       NA
Aug=   9.9425-10.1200    dn 4                 +60Z to +70Z  unch
Sep=   NA                                       NA
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Texas Midday bids and basis for US 1 Hard Red Winter Wheat
Cash Bids                Change              Basis          Change
Apr=   8.8800-8.9300     up 3.5              +130K to +135K unch
NC=    8.4500-8.9000     up 4.25              +80N to +125N unch
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Texas Midday bids and basis for US 2 Yellow Sorghum
Cash Bids                Change              Basis          Change
Apr=   10.5300-10.7100   dn 5                 +95K to +105K unch
NC=    9.1575-9.4950     dn 4                 +16Z to +35Z  unch
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Chicago and Kansas City Board of Trades month symbols: F January, G February,
H March, J April, K May, M June, N July, Q August, U September, V October,
X November, Z December

NC = New Crop

Monthly Average Prices for Mars 2014
                         Louisiana           Texas
US 2 SRW Wheat           7.81                NA
US 1 HRW Wheat           NA                  8.81
US 2 Yellow Corn         5.65                NA
US 1 Yellow Soybeans     15.12               NA
US 2 Yellow Sorghum      10.57               10.63

European vegetable oil PM export prices -2014 Apr 17

Rotterdam vegetable oil prices at 1600 GMT:

***Markets will be closed for Easter from Friday, April 18, and will reopen on Tuesday, April 22***

SOY OIL EU degummed: 
euro tonne fob ex-mill 
April 2014 740.00 +0.00 
May 2014 735.00 +5.00 
June 2014/July 2014 725.00 +5.00 
August 2014/October 2014 735.00 +10.00 
 November 2014/January 2015 740.00 +10.00.

RAPE OIL Dutch/EU: 
euro tonne fob ex-mill 
May 2014/July 2014 750.00 +0.00 
August 2014/October 2014 720.00 -5.00 
November 2014/January 2015 723.00 -7.00 
February 2015/April 2015 730.00 -5.00.

SUN OIL EU: 
dollars tonne ex-tank six ports option 
May 2014/June 2014 945.00 -5.00 
July 2014/September 2014 965.00 +0.00 
October 2014/December 2014 970.00 +0.00.

SUNOIL any origin: 
dollars tonne cif Rotterdam unquoted.

GROUNDNUT OIL any origin: 
dollars tonne cif Rotterdam unquoted.

GROUNDNUT OIL Braz/Arg/US: 
dollars tonne cif Rotterdam unquoted.

LIN OIL any origin: 
dollars tonne ex-tank Rotterdam 
April 2014/May 2014 1272.50 +0.00.

CRUDE PALM OIL Sumatra/Malaysia slrs option: 
dollars tonne cif R'dam 
May 2014/June 2014 915.00 +7.50 
July 2014/September 2014 915.00 -10.00 
October 2014/December 2014 910.00 -10.00 
January 2015/March 2015 915.00 -10.00.

PALM OIL RBD: 
dollars tonne cif Rotterdam 
May 2014 932.50 June 2014 920.00 
July 2014/September 2014 907.50.

PALM OIL RBD: 
dollars tonne fob Malaysia 
May 2014 862.50 -10.00 
June 2014 850.00 -12.50 
July 2014/September 2014 837.50 -10.00.

PALM OLEIN RBD: 
dollars tonne fob Malaysia 
May 2014 865.00 -10.00 
June 2014 852.50 -12.50 
July 2014/September 2014 840.00 -10.00 
October 2014/December 2014 837.50 -10.00 
January 2015/March 2015 840.00 -10.00.

PALM STEARIN: 
dollars tonne fob Malaysia 
May 2014 845.00 -5.00 
June 2014 840.00 -5.00.

PALM FATTY ACID DISTILLATE: 
dollars tonne fob Malaysia 
May 2014 807.50 +0.00 
June 2014 807.50 +0.00.

COCONUT OIL Phil/Indo: 
dollars tonne cif Rotterdam 
May 2014/June 2014 1375.00 -5.00 
June 2014/July 2014 1375.00 -5.00 
July 2014/August 2014 1375.00 -5.00 
August 2014/September 2014 1375.00 -5.00.

COCONUT OIL Philippine: 
dollars tonne cif Rotterdam 
June 2014/July 2014 1380.00 -15.00 
July 2014/August 2014 1380.00 -15.00 
August 2014/September 2014 1377.50 -17.50 
September 2014/October 2014 1377.50 -17.50.

PALMKERNEL OIL Mal/Indo: 
dollars tonne cif Rotterdam 
May 2014/June 2014 1320.00 
June 2014/July 2014 1310.00 +10.00 
July 2014/August 2014 1290.00 -10.00 
August 2014/September 2014 1290.00 -10.00 
September 2014/October 2014 1290.00 -10.00.

TUNG OIL any origin: 
dollars tonne ex-tank Rotterdam unquoted.

CASTOR OIL any origin: 
dollars tonne ex-tank Rotterdam 
May 2014/June 2014 1675.00 +0.00 

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