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Granite Kitchen: A return to home cookin'

New Hampshire Union Leader - 3/25/2020 1:38:00 AM
Everyday life has changed dramatically in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Schools, restaurants and many businesses are closed and grocery stores are struggling to keep paper products like toilet

Some Countries Impose Restrictions on Exports of Food Commodities

Olive Oil Times - 3/27/2020 9:25:00 PM
“You could see wartime rationing, price con­trols and domes­tic stock­pil­ing,” Berg told Bloomberg. Other coun­tries have started stock­ing up on pri­mary food com­modi­ties. China pledged to buy huge quan­ti­ties of rice from its own crop to increase its already ample stocks, and impor­tant wheat importers like Alge­ria and T ...

COVID-19: Oil palm industry remains stable, backed by demand - 3/25/2020 8:23:00 AM
The oil palm is one of the commodity sectors affected when China -- one of its biggest buyers -- reduced ... He said that Malaysia has identified Morocco and Tunisia as potential markets. “Currently, they are using olive oil as their main vegetable oil. We can try to enter the market for industrial usage,” he said. Egypt is also a potential ...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Washington Times - 3/27/2020 7:54:00 PM
Benchmark crude oil fell $1.09 to close at $21.51 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell $1.41 to $24.93 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline rose 3 cents to 57 cents a gallon.

Chart of the day: Olive oil prices are soaring

MoneyWeek - 3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM
As a result, the price of extra virgin olive oil is at seven-year highs, according to an index compiled by the IMF. The number of pigs in China, around 450 million, is set to shrink by a third by ...

Taking a Fresh Look at Packaged Fresh Oil

QSR magazine - 3/26/2020 8:34:00 PM
Olive oil, palm oil, soybean oil, and other vegetable oils ... Being able to choose the right oil at the right price is unique to the boxed oil concept. “By comparison, bulk oil programs usually only provide two to four choices,” said Kerstetter, and he noted that total traceability is critical to confirming your choice.

In World’s Most Vulnerable Countries, the Pandemic Rivals the 2008 Crisis

New York Times - 3/24/2020 2:08:00 PM
As capital flees emerging markets, those countries are absorbing the most potent economic shocks of the coronavirus outbreak.