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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

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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

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Food and drink businesses brace for impact of recycling price hikes

Plastic and aluminium saw the largest price jumps in 2019

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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

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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

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Italian pear harvest slump drives up prices

Severe weather has affected the harvest in northern Italy

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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

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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

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

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

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EU sugar market hit by production uncertainty

The current prices are not profitable for domestic sugar beet producers