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'Our agri-food world is about to get a whole lot smaller'

Fresh Plaza 18 Aug 2022
California provides a lot of processed tomatoes to Canada, as it is the largest producer in the world ... The troubles in California will lead to massive changes in the way Canada grows, imports, and exports commodities ... For growers and producers, coupled with Mother Nature’s wrath is carbon energy, once invisible and now greatly affecting costs.
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Pick n Pay announces QualiSave supermarket brand, to focus on ‘everyday value and deals’

Independent online (SA) 18 Aug 2022
The company said the Pick n Pay QualiSave stores will offer customers a range of 8 000 products, with an emphasis on unbeatable meat, fresh produce, and bakery, as well as a keen focus on essential commodities.
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Elevated inflation warrants appropriate policy response, says RBI article

The Times of India 18 Aug 2022
Imported inflation pressure points remain the overarching risk, followed by pending pass-through of input costs if producers regain pricing power and wages. Yet, some risks have turned down - commodity prices, especially of crude; supply chain pressures; and revving up of monsoon activity due to the depression in the Bay of Bengal.
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BC Tree Fruits shelves plan for high-tech facility near YLW

Castanet 18 Aug 2022
Those plans have now been shelved ... BC Tree Fruits Cooperative is comprised of over 270 local grower families who produce a variety of tree fruit commodities including apples, cherries, pears, peaches, nectarines, apricots, prunes, plums and table grapes ... As a result, the industry has seen losses of fruit volume across all commodities ... ....
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Mapping inequality in Dutch colonial-era Indonesia

The Jakarta Post 18 Aug 2022
It was a major producer of tropical commodities, like ...
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Fuel production takes to water with ‘artificial leaves’

The Engineer 18 Aug 2022
This is the claim of researchers at Cambridge University who have designed ultra-thin, flexible devices that split water into hydrogen and oxygen, or reduce CO2 to syngas, which is used to produce commodities including fuels, pharmaceuticals, plastics and fertilisers.
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DRDGold’s earnings slip on lower gold price and rising input costs

Independent online (SA) 18 Aug 2022
DRDGold, South Africa’s gold producer, expects earnings to fall due to lower commodity prices and a surge in input costs from chemicals and diesel ... It flagged that earnings per share for the six months to end-June were expected to drop to between 402c and 447c a share ... The group remains free of bank debt,” it said ... BUSINESS REPORT .
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Nigerian government creates committee to ban foreigners from direct trade with farmers

Fresh Plaza 17 Aug 2022
... to stop foreigners from direct purchase of farm produce from farmers ... The Federal Executive Council (FEC) had in March approved a memo that would ban foreigners from purchasing farm produce directly from farmers.
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Farming is losing to misguided urban politics (Writer's Bloc)

Castanet 17 Aug 2022
But producers claim that reducing nitrous oxide emissions can’t be achieved without reducing fertilizer use ... Surpluses of nitrogen in the atmosphere can produce pollutants such as ammonia and ozone ... But producing food on a large scale would likely become much less cost-effective ... Most of these commodities are produced in Ontario and Quebec.
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Why Kenneth Andrade is not changing his portfolio even as market makes a U-turn to euphoria

The Times of India 17 Aug 2022
We are still fairly oriented towards commodity, capex and export linked sectors ... Where are you picking your spots now? Is it time to align with very simple commodity consumers? Is the entire cycle in commodity producers, energy, oil behind us?.
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BHP is latest firm to report record annual profit on coal price bonanza

Independent online (SA) 17 Aug 2022
The operation produced iron ore at a cost of $14.82 a ton in the 2021 fiscal year ... These strong results were due to safe and reliable operations, project delivery and capital discipline, which allowed us to capture the value of strong commodity prices ... and high commodity prices.”.
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IRA Offers Opportunity to Shift from Cost-Share to Reasonable Return for Ag Producers

Ellensburg Daily Record 17 Aug 2022
Producer-Led RIPE Urges Better Deal for Farmers and Ranchers ... To make the RIPE100 policy a reality, producers must urge their commodities and trade organizations to take action and advocate that new money for climate-smart conservation payments be moved from cost-share to reasonable return.
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Local retailer announces QualiSave supermarket brand, to focus on ‘everyday value and deals’

Independent online (SA) 17 Aug 2022
The company said the Pick n Pay QualiSave stores will offer customers a range of 8 000 products, with an emphasis on unbeatable meat, fresh produce, and bakery, as well as a keen focus on essential commodities.
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Attracting the youth to agriculture

The Manila Times 17 Aug 2022
to take part in leveling up the country's farming and fishery sector, so we can eventually produce at least 100 percent of our major staples like rice, corn, poultry, livestock and fisheries ... But the problem is we are not even 100-percent self-sufficient across major farm commodities.

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