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Drought Food Prices

Hedging Against Hunger: Our Best Bet to Avoid a Global Food Bubble

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.10.2013 | Food
Danielle Nierenberg

Like the dotcom burst and the subprime mortgage crash, Wall Street speculators are driving a food commodities bubble to its breaking point. If it bursts, high food prices could become the new norm, impacting wallets and bellies everywhere

We Must Win the Real World Hunger Games

Michael Zacka | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business
Michael Zacka

Everyone who engages in the business of growing, storing, packaging and selling food is being called on to creatively adapt to the tremendous food security challenges that are staring us in the face. That means we must all hunker down, collaborate and innovate to win the real world hunger games.

How The Drought Could Hit Your Wallet Next Year

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The drought gripping more than half the country is a major reason why consumers can expect to pay 3 percent to 4 percent more for...

Devastating Drought Means Higher Food Prices

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Green

By Russ Blinch and K.T. Arasu WASHINGTON/CHICAGO, July 18 (Reuters) - Oppressive heat and a worsening drought in the U.S. Midwest push...