Farmer's Report

SOY, CANOLA & PALM OIL Trends - May 7, 2021


The July Soybean oil futures contract closed lower than last week, closing Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at $63.47/cwt.

Reported market drivers:

  • Dry weather in the northern U.S. plains
  • Low Soybean stocks in the U.S.


  • Canola seed prices reached another all-time high this week
  • Chinese demand has drawn Canada’s Canola Seed stock very low, according to analysts


  • Palm Oil prices remain near record highs
  • Palm Oil stocks in Malaysia are at a 13-year low

Mayo & Margarine

  • The Soy and Palm Oil components of Mayonnaise and Margarine have increased substantially this year, according to analysts

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