Orange Juice Futures

MarketWatch  Sep 5  Comment 
Orange juice prices jumped by more than 6% Tuesday, set to mark their highest settlement since mid-May as traders showed concern that Hurricane Irma in the Atlantic may hurt production of oranges in Florida. In a tweet Tuesday, the National...
Financial Times  Feb 8  Comment 
Prices stay high in the physical market while forward contracts fall
MarketWatch  Nov 1  Comment 
Drop in orange production in the U.S. and Brazil and growing concerns surrounding the impact of citrus greening, a severe plant disease, combine to lift futures prices for orange juice to the highest level on record.  Sep 1  Comment 
Orange juice futures put in the strongest close in over four years, as tropical storm Hermine barrels down on Florida  Aug 2  Comment 
...but wheat plumbs a new 10-year low in the face of heavy world supplies, while orange juice futures hit limit down in another wild day  Oct 11  Comment 
The IMF appears fixed on interest rates and QE to boost the global economy but just as homeowners take on larger mortgages when rates are low, governments can also sustain higher deficits Turn those machines back on. So demands the unscrupulous...
Benzinga  Mar 4  Comment 
May Orange Juice is at 111.00, down 6.20. Trading was steady early on and the decline has been swift. May coffee is trading steady at 131.20, up 1.45. © 2015 Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
Benzinga  Mar 3  Comment 
NY Orange Juice Futures plunged more than 7 percent on Tuesday on general selling. May Orange Juice is at 116.90, down 9.85. Trading has been weak and the selling has accelerated late in the trading session. May Sugar was down 0.19 to end the...
Benzinga  Feb 19  Comment 
Freeze warnings have been issued for parts of Southern Florida. Market talk is that traders do not expect any lengthy temperatures below 28 degrees for more than four hours that would harm citrus in the south. However, freeze warnings have been...


FCOJ-A (frozen concentrated orange juice) futures are traded on the New York Board of Trade under ticker symbol OJ in cents and hundredths of a cent per pound.[1]

The chart at left shows front-month Frozen Concentrate Orange Juice prices on the New York Board of Trade in cents and hundredths of a cent per pound.

Delivery Dates

FCOJ-A futures are delivered every year in January, March, May, July, September, and November.[1]

The following is a table with FCOJ-A futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.

Delivery Month Full Ticker Symbol Thomson-Reuters Symbol
January, 2009OJF9OJ/F9-CT
March, 2009OJH9OJ/H9-CT
May, 2009OJK9OJ/K9-CT
July, 2009OJN9OJ/N9-CT
September, 2009OJU9OJ/U9-CT
November, 2009OJX9OJ/X9-CT

Contract Specifications

Contract Size

One FCOJ-A futures contract on the New York Board of Trade is 15,000 pounds of orange juice solids (3% or less).[1]

Tick Value

5/100 of a cent per pound ($7.50/contract /).[1]

Daily Price Limit

Ten cents per pound above/below the prior day settlement price.[1]

Trading Hours

  • On the CME Globex electronic platform: 7:00 AM until 2:45 PM, New York Time.[1]

Last Trading Day

14th business day prior to the last business day of the month .[1]

Deliverable Grades

US Grade A with a Brix value of not less than 62.5 degrees.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 The New York Board of Trade's contract specification for FCOJ-A futures
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