Distillers' Dried Grain Futures
Now Trading: A Smart Alternative to Pricing
and Managing DDGs Price Risk

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The addition of DDG futures will bring much-needed price discovery tools and price transparency to the market and complete the exchange’s product suite for the corn crush for ethanol . Particularly, this new listing will enable customers to better manage their price risk in the feed, dairy, biofuels, grains and oilseed industries.

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Distillers' Dried Grain Futures Contract Specifications
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DDGs Frequently Asked Questions
Distillers’ Dried Grain Futures Fact Card
USDA Biofuel Transportation Database

The ethanol producer will now have the ability to create a complete risk management profile through hedging both inputs (corn, natural gas) and outputs (ethanol and DDGs); otherwise known as the "corn crush".

Livestock feeders and producers, dairy operators and feed manufacturers who use DDGs in their feed now have a price risk management tool to hedge their feed inputs.

Other benefits include:

  • Provides market participants with a transparent "benchmark price"
  • Provides price risk management opportunities
  • Relatively seamless, instantaneous straight-through execution, processing and clearing

For more information, please contact:

Chicago Office
Susan Sutherland
Associate Director
Agricultural Products and Services
312-930-2325
susan.sutherland@cmegroup.com
London Office
Jeffry Kuijpers
Director
Agricultural Products
+44 207-796-7108
jeffry.kuijpers@cmegroup.com
Singapore Office
Nelson Low
Director
Agricultural Products Asia
+65 6593-5570
nelson.low@cmegroup.com

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