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Sugar, coffee, cocoa, palm oil, research and data

About Tropical research SERVICES

Tropical Research Services ("TRS") collects, collates and analyses, research and data as to a variety of tropical commodity products, including coffee, cocoa, sugar, cane ethanol, tropical oils and tropical grains and oilseeds.

TRS cocoa pod counters in Ivory Coast

Our utility

Tropical Research Services generates a significant information advantage as to the outlook for the forward supply and demand of tropical commodity products; a valuable resource for those deploying portfolio management and hedging and procurement strategies, in the otherwise opaque world of tropical commodity products information.


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Our exclusive, global field team operations

Tropical Research Services is differentiated by its exclusive field-team operations and its extensive historical data-base of tropical commodity product metrics. Field-teams are comprised of skilled agronomists, counters and drivers, located in the key tropical commodity producing regions. Tropical Research Services performs its desk research out of its Connecticut, Brazil, London, Ghana and Singapore offices.


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Why tropical commodity research is different

Tropical commodity product information available in the public domain is often unreliable. Gathering reliable tropical commodity product base data can be laborious. The process requires boots on the ground, in some of the world’s more challenging environments.


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Tropical Research Services' unique resources

Tropical commodity product base data is mostly meaningful, only in the context of the history of the data for the same metrics. Agronomic data is compared with the same metrics from analogue years, where the final production and consumption outcomes are known. These findings are then matched with trade-flow and a variety of other information resources, in order to derive a meaningful inference as to the forward outlook for global supply and demand.

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Who uses Tropical Research Services?

Tropical Research Services generates a significant information advantage as to the outlook for the forward supply and demand of tropical commodity products; a valuable resource for those deploying portfolio management and hedging and procurement strategies, in the otherwise opaque world of tropical commodity products information.



Tropical Research Services Crop Tour VIDEOs

Coffee and sugar field survey video