We leverage our extensive database, decades of experience, and proven methodologies to forecast prices for a broad basket of commodities critical to the food industry. Price forecasts created from rigorous data analysis and a deep understanding of market fundamentals are the only forecasts you can rely on, and we are committed to forecasting in exactly this way. If it affects the food industry, chances are we forecast it – or can.
Reliable forecasts give you an edge, but understanding market fundamentals and risks makes all the difference. We consult with our clients on a regular basis, providing guidance and sound advice as challenges and opportunities arise. Let us help you manage your risk with our firm understanding of key commodity market drivers. We are there when you need us.
No two clients are the same, so we stand ready to provide actionable tailored analysis that fits your needs. Whether it is an in-depth research project, customized procurement benchmarking, or a simple customized chart that helps you better understand the market, we can handle it. Contact us to learn how we can provide you with detailed market intelligence in a way that is helpful to you.
Advanced Economic Solutions
Advanced Economic Solutions is an independent consulting firm that specializes in assisting food companies with supply chain risk management and other economic and commodity issues.
AES is dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality economic and commodity analysis. Our commitment to thorough research and analytical expertise ensures that clients receive comprehensive, accurate, and timely advice to adequately address their business challenges.
Contact AES today to learn more about how we can provide your company with access to an extremely broad historical database, and the opportunity to tap into experience from participation in virtually every aspect of the food chain.
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April restaurant same store sales declined 0.9% (10th decline in 11 months) - driven by a traffic decline of 3.5% (QSR -3.3%, casual -3.7%)
Tweeted May 24
Seems probable but not certain this will lead to lower HRW yields/crop. Typically it takes a few weeks to tell the extent of damage to HRW
Tweeted May 01
Summary of late April HRW Snow Event /CO: Before this event, were already looking at a smaller HRW crop (-32% v YA) ....
Tweeted May 01
@meyer_g6 @EIAgov While DOT reports 2% YoY increase in miles driven during Jan-Feb 2107. Cannot believe MPG is up 4%!
Tweeted Apr 30
Q1 GDP +0.7%, less than expected. Consumption was weak, & inv's declined; offset was stronger investment growth. 2nd est released 5-26
Tweeted Apr 28
Bird Flu Prompts Quarantines as Chicken Farmers Fight Back
Apr 11, 2017
byLydia Mulvany, @lydiamulvanyMore stories by Lydia Mulvany,Megan Durisin @megandurisinMore stories by Megan Durisin, and Shruti Singh@shrutidatesinghMore stories by Shruti Singh March 6, 2017 6:00 PM CST March 7, 2017 5:51 AM CST The merest mention of bird... Read more
Why the King of Margarine Wants Out
Apr 7, 2017
By Justin Fox Unilever, formed in 1930 by the merger of a Dutch margarine maker (Margarine Unie) and a British soapmaker (Lever Brothers), is ditching the margarine. From Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman's statement today: After a long history... Read more
Bumper Crops of Wheat, Corn and Soybeans Save the Day as Railroads See Slump in Hauling Coal, Forest Products
Feb 15, 2017
It all started in Kansas in the first week of June: the great ag avalanche of 2016. “That is when we saw the first uptick,” said John Miller, ag group vice president for... Read more