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Nigel Hunt

ICE delays London cocoa listing as it finalises rule changes

10 Jan 2020

LONDON, Jan 10 ICE Futures Europe said on Friday it had delayed the listing of the December 2021 London cocoa contract until March 17 as it finalises changes to grading and warehousing rules.

GRAINS-U.S. wheat edges up to one-week high ahead of USDA report

10 Jan 2020

* U.S. corn, soy harvest estimates also expected to be cut (Adds quote, updates prices)

UK farm bill to be introduced this month: minister

08 Jan 2020

OXFORD, England An agriculture bill is to be introduced in Britain's parliament later this month as the country prepares to develop its own farm policy for the first time in decades, environment minister Theresa Villiers said on Wednesday.

GRAINS-Chicago soy rebounds from near 2-month low, corn edges higher

21 Nov 2019

* Weaker dollar provides support for Chicago-based contracts (Adds quote, updates prices)

China reshapes global meat markets as swine fever rages

08 Nov 2019

LONDON/BEIJING China is scouring the world for meat to replace the millions of pigs killed by African swine fever (ASF), boosting prices, business and profits for European and South American meatpackers as it re-shapes global markets for pork, beef and chicken. | Video

UPDATE 1-Olam buys 100,000 T of 2020/21 cocoa with farming welfare premium - CCC sources

25 Oct 2019

ABIDJAN/LONDON, Oct 25 The Cocoa Coffee Council (CCC) has signed a block deal with food group Olam for the sale of 100,000 tonnes of cocoa export contracts for the 2020/21 season that includes a premium to support farmers, sources at CCC told Reuters on Friday.

Ivory Coast, Ghana strike first cocoa deals with living income premium

13 Sep 2019

LONDON/ABIDJAN, Sept 13 Ivory Coast and Ghana have agreed initial deals to sell cocoa with a living income premium of $400 a tonne added to the price, in a bid to reform the way global cocoa is priced, industry sources and a government source told Reuters.

U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China's hog crisis

23 Jul 2019

WALCOTT, Iowa/LONDON It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars and tariffs. | Video

Soccer: Watford manager rues early miss in FA Cup rout

19 May 2019

LONDON Watford manager Javi Gracia was pleased with his team in the early stages of their 6-0 drubbing by Manchester City in the FA Cup final on Saturday and was left to rue a missed chance by Roberto Pereyra when the game was scoreless. | Video

Watford manager rues early miss in FA Cup rout

18 May 2019

LONDON Watford manager Javi Gracia was pleased with his team in the early stages of their 6-0 drubbing by Manchester City in the FA Cup final on Saturday and was left to rue a missed chance by Roberto Pereyra when the game was scoreless.

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