March 2, 2022 (Chicago, IL) – Stable announces the launch of organic grain and oilseed hedging capabilities, utilizing prices published by Mercaris. The unique combination of Stable’s price risk management tools and Mercaris’ organic and non-GMO indices will allow producers and consumers of organic corn and soybeans to protect their businesses against volatile price movements for the first time in history.

Stable is a global commodity price risk management platform operating across 7,000+ agricultural markets, with contracts backed by A-rated reinsurers. Stable’s platform allows industry participants to directly manage price risk in key commodities across their sectors. Stable offers price protection for commodities that aren’t traded on futures exchanges by offering simple and targeted options-based risk management solutions that settle directly against reference prices published by entities such as Mercaris. All hedging strategies are bespoke, low risk and require no maintenance margin.

“As a farmer's son myself, I know first-hand how important managing price risk can be. We’re delighted to be able to bring this game-changing risk management capability to the organic grain and oilseed markets to help businesses invest in the future with confidence.”
Richard Counsell, Founder & CEO of Stable USA Inc.

Since 2012, Mercaris has helped its customers capitalize on the growing demand for organic and non-GMO agriculture by providing market information and analytics tailored to the needs of the identity-preserved agriculture industry. Mercaris focuses its data and products on the organic and non-GMO grains, oilseeds, and dairy markets across all regions of the United States and Canada.

Mercaris provides market-based tools, including data, analysis and trading, for the sustainable, identity-preserved agricultural sector. Their services help support and foster the growth of agricultural practices that protect and build soil, water and air quality, as well as protect both human and animal health in the communities in which they work. By fulfilling their mission, Mercaris also enables others in the value chain to contribute to broader goals of environmental sustainability and increased access to information in otherwise underserved markets.

“A large part of managing risk in organic and non-GMO markets involves ensuring the most up-to-date and accurate grain pricing information is available to our partners. Mercaris is proud to be able to work with Stable to provide more businesses with the market data they require to continue their growth and success well into the future."
Kellee James, Founder & CEO of Mercaris.

Enabling hedging of organic grains and oilseeds revolutionizes hedging for agricultural and food businesses of every size and sector. Stable is partnering with Mercaris to launch organic corn and organic soybean price protection tools, with the aim to expand to wider markets in the future.

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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 for 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: