World food production and prices are major global issues at the moment and concern about the food crisis, dubbed the “silent tsunami”, does not appear likely to die down anytime soon. Yoseph...

The humble potato could prove to be a vital ingredient in the quest for a solution to the food crisis. With their ability to be grown in many different locations and climates, coupled with their wide number...

US President George W Bush has pledged $770 million to assist with international food aid following the surge in global food prices. The spiralling cost of food has already seen riots in many countries...

Concern over how quickly current world supplies are being drawn down has given commodity speculators all the ammunition they need to drive the price of rice through the roof. The price of rice from Thailand...

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) in America has blamed the food-for-fuel program for the high cost of commodities. The food-for-fuel legislation provides incentives to farmers to use corn in...

In the past week there have been a number of stories written about the escalating prices of foods like rice and wheat but little has been discussed about dairy prices. Unfortunately, with the escalating...

The Western Australian Farmers Federation (Inc.) (WAFarmers) is calling on Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to fix government policies impacting on local food production as the first step in addressing international...

A combination of record low global inventory levels, weather induced supply side shocks, surging outside investor influence, record oil prices and structural changes in demand for grains and oilseeds have...

As the price of food continues to rise protests have been becoming more prevalent. While few major protests have been held so far there is growing concern that continued rises will cause greater social...

The price of rice is expected to continue rising beyond current record highs due to an inability for supply to meet demand. The price of rice has appreciated markedly since the beginning of the year, with...