Market Intelligence

Market Intelligence gives you a quick look at news and trends around the world that reflect four broad themes influencing today’s global marketplace. We call these themes The Infinite Loop.

Market Intelligence: Agriculture

Raw Materials & Resources / 01.31.19

U.S. cheese surplus sets record

The average American consumed nearly 37 pounds of cheese in 2017, but it wasn’t enough to put a dent in the country’s 1.4 billion-pound cheese surplus, reports NPR.

Raw Materials & Resources / 12.19.18

Mutton on the menu

Prices of mutton and other sheep meat are hovering near record highs as more people around the world gain a taste for the strong-flavored red meat, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Raw Materials & Resources / 11.14.18

Georgia’s pecan harvest hurt by Hurricane Michael

In southern Georgia’s Dooly County, about 175 miles inland from where Hurricane Michael made landfall, cotton farmers and pecan growers were met with violent winds just weeks away from harvesting, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Innovation & Transformation / 09.27.18

Managing waste of food

As organizations grapple to find solutions to the twin problems of resource shortages and food waste, technology used by NASA could provide a timely solution, reports CNBC.