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By Iain Osborne IT'S not often in life that we get a glimpse of what the future might be like. When we do, it gives us a chance to prepare. Today's energy costs are higher than most of us can remember.
By STEVENSON JACOBS CUTLINES A customer looks at milk on display at JJ&F Market in Palo Alto, Calif. U.S. retail food prices have jumped nearly 6 percent this year -- triple the typical rate of inflation -- and the new prices tend to stick.
By Stevenson Jacobs Associated Press NEW YORK -- As prices for crude oil and other commodities ease, consumers have gotten a small dose of relief at the gas pump. But don't expect less pain at the grocery counter. Food inflation is here to stay -- and will probably get worse for some things.
By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - As prices for crude oil and other commodities ease, Americans have gotten a small dose of relief at the gas pump. But don't expect less pain at the grocery counter. Food inflation is to stay - and will probably get worse for some things.
New Generation Biofuels Holdings has awarded Chicago-based ECE Design, a contract to design its first full-production biofuel manufacturing plant, with an anticipated capacity of 25 million gallons of second-generation biofuel per year.
By David Streitfeld After a worrisome start to the growing season that fanned fears of food shortages and huge economic losses, corn, the most important crop in the United States, is now on track for a bountiful harvest. The U.S.
Excerpt of report headlined "Food crisis at its worst" published by Nepalese newspaper Rajdhani on 6 August Kathmandu, 5 August: An international report says hundreds of thousands of people in Nepal are suffering from food crisis.
By Victor Davis Hanson The latest round of global agricultural trade negotiations that began seven years ago in Doha, Qatar, collapsed in acrimony this week in Geneva.
International Coastal Biofuels, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ICBU), announced today that it completed a reverse merger with Interactive Technologies.com, LTD via a stock-for-stock exchange (stock swap) on May 14, 2008. International Coastal Biofuels, Inc.
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