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Nigel Hunt

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.

Farmers dip toes into global crop insurance platform

12 Apr 2019

(This April 11 story has been refilled to clarify platform availability and adds syndicate number)

GRAINS-U.S. wheat sinks to 11-month low, corn also eases

07 Mar 2019

* U.S.-China trade talks remain a major focus (Adds quotes, updates prices)

Coffee price slump leaves farmers earning less than a cent a cup

14 Jan 2019

LEKU, Ethiopia/LONDON In the verdant southern highlands of Ethiopia, coffee farmer Gafeto Gardo is thinking about calling time on an industry that has sustained families for generations. | Video

Coffee price slump leaves farmers earning less than a cent a cup

14 Jan 2019

LEKU, Ethiopia/LONDON, Jan 14 In the verdant southern highlands of Ethiopia, coffee farmer Gafeto Gardo is thinking about calling time on an industry that has sustained families for generations.

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