Food Prices

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Monsanto Stock Should Keep Growing Like a Weed

Monsanto beat earnings estimates and raised its outlook, but the best could be ahead for MON stock holders. More 

Beware Beef Eaters, Pink Slime Is Making a Comeback

Just two years after a public backlash drove pink slime from beef products, surging beef prices have brought pink slime back to the dinner plate. More 

Trade of the Day: Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC)

The stock market is weakening. But for those looking for a call trade, it helps to select a company that benefits from rising food costs More 

Wheat Prices Near 13-Month High

Wheat prices have surged as the U.S. crop comes under pressure from a lingering drought and bad weather and wheat-exporter Ukraine faces political conflict. More 

Uh-Oh, Joe! Coffee Prices Are Set to Skyrocket

Harsh weather has caused Brazil's coffee bean production to fall sharply, sending coffee futures jumping, meaning that coffee prices will rise soon. More 

No More Bananas? Fungus Threatens to Wipe Out World Supply

The $8.9 billion global bananas trade is facing a serious threat from a fungus that has killed crops across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. More 

UN Warns of Higher Banana Prices, Potential Shortage

A United Nations' agency says that the spread of a disease around the world is threatening global banana supplies and could send banana prices higher. More