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Mercaris and Refinitiv sign global redistribution agreement for organic agriculture cash prices



September 15, 2020 (NEW YORK/LONDON) - Mercaris, a leader in organic and non-GMO market intelligence, analysis, and trading has announced a collaboration agreement with market data provider Refinitiv to provide key commodities data and content through Refinitiv Eikon

Mercaris’ organic and non-GMO grain and oilseed data for North America is now available through Refinitiv Eikon, allowing customers to consume Mercaris’ identity-preserved grain and oilseed prices alongside the robust Eikon coverage of the conventional agriculture markets. Refinitiv Eikon coverage of agriculture commodities includes in-depth market insights and analysis with dedicated specialist teams tracking daily industry movements.

The addition of the Mercaris organic cash price data to the agriculture asset class will provide increased transparency into this opaque market. Refinitiv provides traders access to one of the world’s largest repository of research fundamentals, insights, and forecasts on the global commodities markets.

“Through this agreement, our customers can benefit from the extensive content provided by Mercaris in combination with the fundamentals, insights, and forecasts available to them already via Eikon. The addition of organic and non-GMO grain and oilseed data from Mercaris builds on to our strategic approach to be a premier source of information on the global agricultural commodities market. Agriculture content from Refinitiv provides customers with a unique understanding of this global market and puts customers at the center of a dynamic trading community,” said Zach Cordes, Director of Agriculture, Trading, Refinitiv.

“Many stakeholders in the organic supply chain are also active in conventional food and agriculture,” says Mercaris co-founder and CEO Kellee James. “We are proud to be among Refinitiv’s content providers which will enable a wide range of market participants to benefit from our deep knowledge of the organic agriculture industry.”

About Refinitiv Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in approximately 190 countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community - driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management, regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk, and fighting financial crime. For more information visit: www.refinitiv.com

About Mercaris Mercaris, a Certified B Corporation, has helped its customers capitalize on the growing demand for organic and non-GMO agriculture by providing market intelligence, analysis, and trading services exclusively for the identity-preserved agriculture industry. Mercaris hosts the largest organic and non-GMO grain and oilseed market survey across the U.S. and Canada and recently launched an organic dairy initiative. The company also maintains a trading platform that enables buyers and sellers to find new markets and trade organic and non-GMO commodities. With a dynamic combination of data, insights, and technology, our customers can access solutions for every challenge. For more information visit: www.mercaris.com