The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has reached an interim agreement that will shield public stockpiling programs for food security in developing countries from the usual limitations on governments buying...

Hedging has long been a tool used by companies to counter the impact of potential changes in market conditions, but rarely have restaurants engaged in the practice. With skyrocketing food costs and fears...

The mounting cost of food has led to members of the food industry seeking new approaches to deal with the issue. For some it has been hedging on financial markets, many are looking to tighten their budgets...