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Pandemic or not, consumers have an appetite for sweet snacks

May 17, 2021
The snack industry is seeing inflation, so you may have to pay a higher price for those cupcakes.
A stack of boxes of Twinkies, Hostess' most popular product, sits on a grocery store shelf. Hostess went public today, after years of financial strife and transformation.
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Maple syrup season brings challenges for Canada's "sugar shacks"

Apr 7, 2021
The shacks that traditionally offer an indoor, communal dining experience have had to go to a "take-home" model during COVID.
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Food commodity prices highest since 2014, according to UN

Mar 4, 2021
Weird weather, growing Chinese demand, locusts in Africa and, of course, COVID are driving the surge in prices.
When it comes to global food production, grain makes the world go round.
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Deep freeze has Texas ranchers concerned about food, water for cattle

Feb 18, 2021
The state is limiting natural gas to human resource use, like heating homes.
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Growing urban greenhouse sector looks to deliver local produce

Dec 14, 2020
Lufa Farms, a Canadian company, sees rooftop gardening as a way to cut energy costs.
Tomato plants grow in a rooftop greenhouse in New York.
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Turkey company to miss Thanksgiving after fire wipes out inventory

But the loyalty of Greenberg Turkeys' customers has the business hoping for a strong return in 2021.
Greenberg Smoked Turkeys usually gets about 200,000 birds to people each year.
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Feeding America CEO: 'We simply can't do this alone'

Aug 13, 2020
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot of Feeding America said about 40% of the people the organization is serving have never before relied on the charitable food system.
A food distribution event for people in need of food in New York in July.
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From California to the Midwest, examining the perils of industrial farming and the risk to food

Aug 12, 2020
An excerpt from "Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It."
A farmer plows a field in Centreville, Maryland. The primary sources of America's food supply face ecological calamity.
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Bon Appétit editor-in-chief resigns after brownface photo resurfaces

Allegations of racial discrimination and pay disparity at the magazine have followed.
The photo of Adam Rapoport and his wife ⁠— which was apparently first posted on Instagram in 2013 ⁠— shows the couple dressed as stereotypes of Puerto Ricans.
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Among essential operations during COVID-19: livestock auctions

Apr 14, 2020
Those auctions are an important part of the rural economy and the food chain. The people working the auctions are taking safety precautions.
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