Commodity Trading

Domestic oilseeds market rises on global trends

Tight supplies and Chinese buying have sent the UK and European rapeseed markets sharply higher in recent weeks. “It’s been on a steep upward trend since the end of January,” David Whyte, trader at United Oilseeds, told Agritrade News. “We have seen the old crop Matif...

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Chris Mahoney to chair ED&F Man

ED&F Man, the UK-based multinational trader of agricultural commodities and financial services, has appointed Chris Mahoney as non-executive chairman, effective from this week. Mr Mahoney has four decades of experience in agricultural commodity processing, handling...

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FSA Gold for MSP malting barley growers

McCreath, Simpson & Prentice, the grain merchant business within Berwick-upon-Tweed-based Simpsons Malt, has achieved gold sustainability level across all 422 of its contracted malting barley suppliers across Scotland and northern England. Simpsons Malt says the move...

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