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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.

Dec 13, 2018

As grain producers are changing the supply chain, grain companies need to transform themselves. Steve Nicholson talks with Bill Nickrent about how the industry has changed and what the implications might be for producers.


Dec 10, 2018

During the G20 meeting in Argentina, US President Donald Trump agreed to freeze tariff increases on China for a period of 90 days to allow trade negotiators to proceed in good faith. During that hiatus, Premier Xi agreed to resume importing substantial quantities of US food & agriculture products into China that were...


Nov 29, 2018

California almond production will hit 3bn pounds in the next five years and global demand growth is expected to keep pace. Roland Fumasi and David Magana discuss supply, demand and the new Rabobank baseline model for almonds with Bill Nickrent.


Nov 28, 2018

Early winter weather is affecting harvest and planting in parts of the US. Steve Nicholson and Andrew Tasker look at this – and other issues – all the while keeping an eye out for glimmers of hope in the year ahead.


Nov 6, 2018

Plastic packaging for foods and beverages is an active industry. Demand continues to increase despite consumer pushback and companies continue to change hands at an active rate. Xinnan Li talks with Bill Nickrent about trends in the industry, from the products themselves to the industry players who make them.