McKeany-Flavell Hot Commodity Podcast Series
Happy Thanksgiving with a healthy dash of Mexican sugar intel!

Happy Thanksgiving with a healthy dash of Mexican sugar intel!

November 25, 2020
  • Does Mexico have enough sugar to meet our increasing demand?
  • Status of current crop in Mexico
    • 20% up and yields have been positive to last year
  • Happy Thanksgiving from the McKeany-Flavell team!

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Kevin Combs, Vice President – Sweeteners Specialist

 

The La Niña show: Impacts on grains, sugar, & cocoa

The La Niña show: Impacts on grains, sugar, & cocoa

November 20, 2020
  • What is La Niña?
  • Impact of La Niña on grains, sugar, and cocoa
  • Eric, the weather guy!

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Eric Thornton, Commodity Specialist

COVID-19 product innovation & a post-election CBD update

COVID-19 product innovation & a post-election CBD update

November 13, 2020
  • COVID-19
    • Consumer trends driving product innovation
  • CBD market review
  • Who will win the Masters?
    • Craig and Eric weigh in!

Host: Craig Ruffolo, Vice President – Commodity Specialist
Expert: Eric Thornton, Commodity Specialist

Take a wild ride on the November WASDE train!

Take a wild ride on the November WASDE train!

November 10, 2020
  • Corn
    • U.S., global corn ending stocks fall substantially
  • Soybeans
    • Soybean balance sheet grows additionally bullish
    • U.S. soybean oil bucks trend with higher ending stocks
  • Sugar
    • Beet production lowered 307,000 STRV
    • Ending stocks-to-use placed at bullish 10.6%
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Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services
Expert: Kevin Combs, Vice President – Sweeteners Specialist

A pre-WASDE review for corn, soybeans, & sugar

A pre-WASDE review for corn, soybeans, & sugar

November 6, 2020
  • U.S. dollar under pressure
  • Grains and oilseeds
    • Supply, supply, and supply!
  • Sugar
    • 2019/20 adjustments to cane
    • 2020/21 potential beet reduction
    • A December WASDE reset?

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services

 

Sugar & wheat: A spooktacular update

Sugar & wheat: A spooktacular update

October 30, 2020
  • Sugar
    • Why is the #16 at 28?
    • What’s next for the #16 market?
  • Wheat
    • Weather concerns
    • Will recent selloff continue?
  • Happy Halloween!

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Kevin Combs, Vice President – Sweeteners Specialist
Expert: Eric Thornton, Commodity Specialist

 

Corn 2020: What had happened was…

Corn 2020: What had happened was…

October 23, 2020

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services

Boo! COVID-19 is scaring away chocolate demand

Boo! COVID-19 is scaring away chocolate demand

October 16, 2020
  • Ivory Coast presidential election rapidly approaching
  • Global cocoa grind down nearly 3%
  • COVID-19 impact
    • North American confectionary sales are sluggish
    • Sugar demand for confections is down, down, down

Host: Craig Ruffolo, Vice President – Commodity Specialist
Expert: Jeffrey Rasinski, Consultant

WASDE update: When markets attack!!

WASDE update: When markets attack!!

October 9, 2020
  • Corn and soybeans
    • Stocks fall domestically and globally
    • Are we there yet? Markets might be poised for a selldown
  • Sugar
    • Beet production increased
    • Cane crop hit by hurricanes

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Nicole Thomas, Vice President – Information Services

Football pre-game: McKeany-Flavell vs. Commodities

Football pre-game: McKeany-Flavell vs. Commodities

October 2, 2020

Host: Michael Caughlan, President & CEO
Expert: Eric Thornton, Commodity Specialist

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