vanillinethylvanillin

March 2018




With Petroleum prices in the low $60’s feedstock prices stay firm. Competition has kept prices competitive but eventually producers will need to make profits.


vanillinethylvanillin

February 2018




With petroleum prices rising, prices for both items are increasing due to their feedstocks being petrochemicals.


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January 2018




Prices are firming as petroleum prices have increased.


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December 2017




Due to aggressive competition among producers, prices here have been stable but with upward pressure should anything change.


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May 2017




Feedstocks are still limited and pollution continues to be a concern. Additionally, an Indian group purchased a major Chinese producer causing a change to the market. Offers are limited and prices continue to rise.


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April 2017




With limited feedstocks in China and heightened concern over the pollution these products cause, pricing for both ingredients has increased.


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March 2017




There are reports that a major Catechol producer has closed.  This has caused prices to firm.  


vanillinethylvanillin

December 2016




Low petroleum prices, currency changes, and overproduction have caused prices for both items to soften.


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July 2016




Major factories are expected to close for their traditional time period during the summer months.  We have been advised that sufficient supplies have been stockpiled to last the summer.  Pricing should be stable.


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June 2016




Prices remained stable for May but with Petroleum beginning to inch upwards this is expected to change.  


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May 2016




Overproduction among manufacturers to keep market share continues to contribute to softer pricing.  With Petroleum prices rising, however, this situation may not persist.


vanillinethylvanillin

April 2016




With rising Petroleum prices we would expect to see a change in offers as feedstock costs begin to affect the supply chain.  


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March 2016




Overproduction and producers’ attempts to hold onto market share have pushed prices for this high volume ingredient lower.


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February 2016




Prices continue to tumble, matching the falling price of Petroleum.  Fierce competition among sellers has also fueled low prices, as market share is seen to be more important than margin.


vanillinethylvanillin

January 2016




With the ever falling price of Petroleum, prices for this derivative have softened.


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December 2015




Prices for Vanillin remain low in line with the price of Petroleum.  On Thursday, November 12th, Hershey announced that their Chocolate Kisses and Chocolate bars for the holiday season will not contain any artificial ingredients. A formula change of this magnitude would likely require months of testing and sourcing a replacement for Vanillin.  What effect this will have on the Vanillin market will have to wait until after the holiday season.  If sales are successful, will Hershey abandon Synthetic Vanillin in all of their product lines? Will Nestle follow? What will happen to demand pricing for Vanilla extracts ex Vanilla Beans; Vanilla ex Turmeric, and Vanillin ex Ferulic Acid?