Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 23, 2013

Why your next dinner needs a huge capital investment

We noticed an interesting piece in the Financial Times this week which highlighted the many dynamics, variables and challenges in the farming of corn. Reporting on the fall in corn prices, which followed a statement made by the US Department of Agriculture on the record 42 [&hellip…

May 20, 2013

A 1,700-year-old method for getting food to hungry people

The FT Global Commodities Summit was held in Switzerland last month, a gathering of 300 senior executives and traders to debate the key issues facing the commodities industry. The keynote speaker was Greg Page, CEO of Cargill, the world’s largest agricultural trading house. He gave [&hellip…