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Rabobank's RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team has 85 analysts working in local teams across the worldwide Rabobank network. They generate knowledge, and develop views and insights on businesses, topics and developments in the food & agribusiness sectors across the globe. All analysts have their own sector specialisations—ranging from meat and fish to dairy, vegetables, fruit and floriculture, coffee and cocoa.

May 31, 2017

Increased and ongoing volatility, industry developments such as objective carcase measurement and the marketing of specific product characteristics mean managing price, quantity and quality are now more important than ever. Forward marketing agreements provide an ability to manage these risks and need to become a more...

May 30, 2017

Disappointing cotton yields have spelt concerns for many Australian growers but, in our view, there is still much to be optimistic about. Wes Lefroy is joined by Charlie Clack to talk prices for Australian cotton in the 12 month period and beyond; a podcast to compliment Rabobank’s latest ‘Australian Cotton...

May 23, 2017

After witnessing softening international sugar prices through 2017, Andy Duff provides his view on the market dynamics that drive these movements and, most importantly, what’s in store for the coming season. Here in Australia, we come to terms with a challenging and uncertain 2017 for many growers.

May 23, 2017

With NZ’s 2016/17 wine grape harvest complete, Marc Soccio assesses the impact of adverse weather on quantity and quality. Marc also looks at the health of key export markets, and addresses the need for grape growers and processors/marketers to align in order to maximise the chances of success in coming years.

May 23, 2017

Tim Hunt and Michael Harvey take a close look at developments in the Australian dairy sector over the past month—including a look at the outcome of the much-awaited operational review by Murray Goulburn, and what it means for shareholders and suppliers. They also digest Fonterra’s early price signal for 2017/18 and...