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Rice Prices

Famine, Food and the 'F' Word

Robert Walker | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Robert Walker

Focus on the famine, but don't overlook the larger food picture. We simply don't know how -- or even whether -- the world can feed a population of 9 billion or higher by mid-century.

Rice Industry Could Be Devastated By Water Change

AP | APRIL CASTRO | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

AUSTIN, Texas — South Texas rice farmers got some extra time to plan next year's crops – and pray for rain – under a drought respons...

Drought Reduces Australia's Rice Crop By 98 Percent

New York Times | KEITH BRADSHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lindsay Renwick, the mayor of this dusty southern Australian town, remembers the constant whir of the rice mill. "It was our little heartbeat out ther...

Sam's Club, Costco Limit Rice Purchases

AP | MARCUS KABEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The two biggest U.S. warehouse retail chains are limiting how much rice customers can buy because of what Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores In...

Bay Area Shoppers Asked To Limit Rice Purchases

NBC 11 San Francisco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The price of a food staple -- rice -- is rising significantly, NBC11 reported. The price of rice has increased dramatically in recent weeks due to cr...

Rice Prices Jump 30 Per Cent To All-Time High

Financial Times | Javier Blas and Daniel Ten Kate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rice prices jumped 30 per cent to an all-time high on Thursday, raising fears of fresh outbreaks of social unrest across Asia where the grain is a sta...