Mar 22, 2011 Food safety concerns means the Japanese could import more produce and meat products from the U.S., despite Japan's protectionist agriculture policy.
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Mar 21, 2011 Here are today's headlines from The Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. ...
Mar 17, 2011 Diet Coke takes the number two position in the soda wars. But what's that really worth?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 11, 2011 Starbucks is joining forces with Green Mountain to sell single-serve coffee and tea for Green Mountain's Keurig machines. Green Mountain already dominates the coffee-pod market. With Starbucks, its machines will become the industry standard.
Aug 5, 2011 Ivory Coast's incumbent leader Laurent Gdagbo has effectively nationalized the country's cocoa farms -- something chocolate lovers should be worried about.
Mar 4, 2011 A United Nations food agency said today that global food prices reached record highs in February, and warned that rising oil prices could prompt...
Mar 3, 2011 Shortages and price shocks have helped along protests in the Middle East. One factor in rising food prices is climate change, says the Earth Policy Institute.
Aug 5, 2011 The United Nations is reporting a 2.2 percent increase in its Food Price Index for February. This is the highest level recorded since the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) began monitoring prices in 1990.
Mar 2, 2011 A California lawmaker has proposed a penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages like soda. Bob Moon speaks to LA Times consumer columnist David Lazarus about whether the tax would work and why it may hit lower-income households hardest.