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Coronavirus and adverse weather threaten apple juice supplies

Unwilling to buy from China, importers could turn to Poland, where there are concerns about mild temperatures

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Climate emergency nature loss to have devastating impact on global economy: WWF

Nature loss caused by the climate emergency could cost the global economy almost £8tn by 2050


Coronavirus likely to drag wheat prices as Chinese demand falls

The virus is expected to knock more than 1% off China’s GDP

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Bumper vanilla harvests to settle previously sky-high prices

Newly planted vines are now reaching full maturity…

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How could Iran crisis affect food and fuel prices?

Crude oil prices have spiked, and any further escalation is set to have knock-on effects on sugar, ethanol, vegetable oil and more


Food and drink businesses brace for impact of recycling price hikes

Plastic and aluminium saw the largest price jumps in 2019


Carrot shortfall likely as floods hit UK growers

Soggy autumn also hit brussels sprouts, with prices up 29%

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Lamb prices likely to remain high into 2020

The average GB deadweight lamb price rose by 3.5% in one week, from 16 November to 23 November

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Rabobank warns of continuing volatility in commodity prices

Geopolitical risks and price pressures on farmers are cited as contributing factors in Rabobank’s latest outlook

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No sign of high cocoa prices abating despite fall in demand

Year-on-year third quarter grinding volumes in the EU have remained at the same level as last year

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Labour shortages set to hike apple prices

British Apples & Pears warns the total amount of unpicked top fruit “could be much more” than previously thought


Norwegian cod prices rise after fall in Barents Sea catch quota

Average wholesale prices for Norwegian cod stood at NOK22,347 (£1,995.8) per tonne on 1 September 2019 - up 12% on last year

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Spanish storms send lettuce prices soaring

A combination of extreme weather conditions and spiralling production costs in Spain have almost doubled prices

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Eggs shortage threatens Christmas turkey supplies

Last week, frozen UK turkey prices were up 10.8% year on year to £1.86/kg


Italian pear harvest slump drives up prices

Severe weather has affected the harvest in northern Italy


Italian tomato prices up after poor weather disrupts crops

Italy is the UK’s biggest supplier of tomatoes for food processing

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Sweet potato prices soar as US supply is hit by hurricane

The price of sweet potatoes from the US has more than doubled over the past year


Drop in tuna prices boosts supplier profits

Thai Union reported this month that profits had surged 13.1% in the second half of 2019

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Wheat prices slump as global market feels turbulence

UK feed wheat futures dipped this week to their lowest level since March 2018


US to triple tariff-free EU exports of hormone-free beef

A seven-year agreement will see tariff-free exports boosted


EU sugar market hit by production uncertainty

The current prices are not profitable for domestic sugar beet producers