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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 22, 2020

In this episode from the RaboResearch Australia/New Zealand podcast channel, Andrew Tasker in St. Louis joins colleague Charlie Clack in Sydney to talk about the southern hemisphere cotton season coming to a close. There’s a somewhat uncertain cotton outlook for 2021 in Australia, where U.S. acres, Chinese buying, and...

May 12, 2020

Two crops—linked by geography—are weathering the Covid-19 storm, according to Senior Grains & Oilseeds Analyst, Steve Nicholson. Rice is a relatively inexpensive staple of diets the world over and trade disruptions might give domestic producers a lift. Sugar is riding a strong retail wave as consumers fill...

May 6, 2020

In this episode of the RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness North America podcast series, Steve Nicholson, Erin Fitzpatrick, and Andrew Tasker talk about how Covid-19 is impacting corn, soybean, and cotton markets and go on a search for commodity marketing opportunities in a coronavirus world.

May 4, 2020

The US beef industry has seen a tumultuous start to 2020 as a result of Covid-19, with dramatic drops in futures prices, the closure of the restaurant trade, and more recently, a number of plant closures. US analyst Don Close talks with Angus Gidley-Baird and Blake Holgate about the situation and how this might...