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Rising butter price stirs up discontent in bakery and pastry sector

The sharp increase in the butter price is causing a flurry of concern among manufacturers of butter-rich baked goods and patisseries. Pic: ©iStock/yanast

The price of butter has risen sharply in the past year raising concern in the bakery and pastry sector globally.

The growing global grain consumption trend will contribute to an average annual growth rate of about 2%, with no significant acceleration or deceleration, predict analysts. Pic: ©iStock/Six Dun

Sluggish growth forecast for global cereal sector to 2025, says analyst

New strains of wheat rust were found in numerous regions across the world last year. Pic: ©iStock/Volokhatiuk

Rust continues to damage world wheat supplies

Worldwide inventories of cereals forecast that cereal production will reach an all-time record level by the end of seasons in 2017. Pic: ©iStock/lisaaMC

World cereal prices rise, despite all-time high stocks

Real Good Food saw positive growth leading up to the Christmas period, despite Brexit and the increase in butter prices. Pic: ©iStock/Kate Smirnova

Real Good Food grows 8% in Q3 in face of Brexit

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From farm to fork: How much do you know about where Europe's food comes from?

ADM has doubled the production lines for sunflower seed preparation at its Chornomorsk crush facility in the Ukraine. Pic: ©iStock/Dianazh

ADM sells stake in GrainCorp; completes revamp of Ukraine oilseed plant

A child on a palm oil plantation operated by Indonesian agri-giant Wilmar. © Amnesty International

Wilmar palm oil produced using child labour in dangerous conditions: Amnesty International

Haze from Indonesia's forest fires last year spread to neighbouring countries, such as Krabi, Thailand, and has returned this year. © iStock/NuttKomo

Palm oil industry under fire as Indonesia’s haze drama continues

Palm oil has the potential to be a sustainable, healthy oil - if it's done right, says Neil Blomquist. © iStock/Neoellis

Good palm oil is possible. This is what it looks like, says Palm Done Right CEO

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