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Global food prices fall to three-year low

Global food prices are not expected to fall much further after dipping to their lowest level in three years in September, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, trimming its estimate for 2013/14 world cereals production.

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Cereals production seen up, to weigh on food prices

A projected rebound in global wheat and maize production this year will weigh on food prices but strong demand will prevent prices falling far from high levels, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. Maize production is

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Alarm as grain giants tighten grip

  A global race for grain trading power is putting more of the world's vital cereals in the hands of fewer companies, with a string of recent acquisitions raising fears that consumers will pay even more for their food, while

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Nestle to cut sugar, salt in cereals

  Nestle SA and General Mills will cut sugar and salt in the children's breakfast cereals they jointly market outside North America, the latest attempt by major food companies to respond to health concerns.  

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World food prices fall in May: FAO

World food prices dropped in May for a second month in a row, hit by steep falls in dairy products, sugar and other commodities, and are likely to fall further in the coming months, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Thursday.

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World grain output seen up, prices to stay high

World cereals output is expected to rise to a new record in 2011 due to more planting and improved yields but low stocks are set to keep prices high and volatile, the United Nations' food agency said. Global cereals output is expected to

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World faces another food crisis says FAO

Surging global prices of basic foodstuffs raise the risk that the food crisis of 2007-2008 in developing countries will be repeated, the head of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization said on Monday.    A jump in oi

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World cereals output to fall

The world's 2009 cereal crops will dip below previous forecasts on lower yields from some major producers, but high stocks will support overall supply, the United Nations said on Thursday. World cereals output was expected to fall 3.4 perc

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Cereals harvest to dip but supply enough

The world's 2009 cereal crops will dip below previous forecasts on lower yields from some major producers, but high stocks will support overall supply, the United Nations said on Thursday. World cereals output was expected to fall 3.4 perc

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Canada eyes higher cereals exports to Saudi

Canada hopes to increase its cereals exports to Saudi Arabia by 40 percent this year, the Canadian trade minister said. "If we could pick a figure we want to see 40 percent growth. I don't know if it will be the 40 percent but there will b

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