April 29, 2008
NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY
What is a natural sweetener?
Record high energy prices
Energy prices climb to new
or longer than a year, ingredient buyers have grappled with relentlessly
difficult market conditions. Record high commodity costs and jaw
rattling volatility have added a degree of uncertainty into the food
processing industry beyond the experience of most executives. Indeed, in
the wake of the generally benign markets prevailing through the late 1980s,
the 1990s and early in this decade,
even the most seasoned purchasing
executives have awoken to an utterly
alien commodity environment.
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