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That Darn Devil, Them Dang Details: what’s really driving food prices?

In the new USDA long-term forecasts, rising global meat consumption stands out as a driver of rising food prices, exports. If you haven’t been following Nestle chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe’s speechmaking journeys, here’s the basic flavor. “Today, 35 per cent of US corn goes into biofuel. From an environmental point of view this is a nonsense, […]

February 15, 2013 More