January 24, 2020
To kick off 2020, Taco Bell confirmed the critically-acclaimed Nacho Fries were set to return to menus for the fifth time. Nacho Fries have been a fan-favorite at Taco Bell since their initial debut in January 2018.
May 17, 2019
United States potato exports of frozen, dehy and fresh have all posted modest gains through the first three quarters of the July 2018 – June 2019 marketing year.
August 24, 2017
Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced that Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market will close on Monday August 28, 2017 and a number of changes will be implemented right away.
September 29, 2016
Lower retail prices for several foods, including eggs, whole milk, cheddar cheese, chicken breast, sirloin tip roast and ground chuck resulted in a decrease in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey. However, potato prices were up slightly.
August 16, 2012
A global food crisis may “hit us very soon” as a drought ravages corn crops in the U.S., the world’s largest grower, the International Food Policy Research Institute said. Governments must act to prevent the crisis, Shenggen Fan, director-general of t...
May 17, 2012
Most Americans consume diets that fall short of the recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010. A common perception is that diets consistent with the recommendations are not affordable. This perception may be influenced by studies th...
December 08, 2011
FAO Food Price Index November 2011 The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 215 points in November 2011, marginally (1 point) down from October and 10 percent (23 points) below its February 2011 peak. Among the various commodities, a recovery of...
November 16, 2011
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had its first quarterly sales increase in more than two years, saying efforts to avoid passing rising food costs to consumers fueled ongoing strength in the grocery department. The retailer’s grocery business continued its positiv...
November 06, 2011
FAO Food Price Index October 2011 The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 216 points in October 2011, down 4 percent, or as much as 9 points, from September and 22 points, or 9 percent, below its peak of 238 points reached in February 2011. The ...
October 07, 2011
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 225 points in September 2011, down 2 percent, or 4.5 points, from August. The FAO Food Price Index is only 13 points below the peak of 238 reached in February 2011, though still higher than its September 2010 ...