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In only the last few years, plant-based foods have suddenly snapped up market share in both the dairy and meat markets with alternative versions of milks, yogurts, and convincing faux beef patties. As grocery store upstarts move into new aisles, they’re igniting plant-based coups that have reshaped supermarket economics. Now, the humble mung bean has set up camp in the egg section, and it’s starting to make some noise.
Cruising the aisles at the Fancy Food Show in New York City, you pass by a lot of cookies, chips, and chocolate, but you also can find plenty of healthier foods for snacks and meals. While we can...
South Africa has the highest rates of childhood obesity in the world, with an alarming figure of 13%. One of the main causes of South Africa’s rate is the rapid growth of the country’s commercial food industry. This has led to increased consumption of cheap, easily accessible and ultra-processed food that is high in sugar.
The much-anticipated April rains had finally arrived in Bengaluru. Jaishri Gopalan was watching the rain sweep across the city from the balcony of her 15th-floor apartment in Mahadevpura. Gopalan whipped out her phone and checked a WhatsApp group called Snacks that comprised several residents of her apartment complex.
When the corn, wheat and oats futures contracts debuted in 1877, little did the 12 men who founded the Chicago Board of Trade realize they were creating a vehicle that would result in trillions of dollars traded globally every year. Although the CBOT was founded in 1848, it still took nearly 30 years to develop standardized instruments for selling grain with delivery at some point in the future at a price determined today, says Fred Seamon, senior director, grains and oilseeds for CME Group. At its inception, the CBOT centralized grain dealing, which represented the beginning of price discovery and price transparency, Seamon says, but it was still just a seasonal cash market because farmers and merchants met only around harvest.
The investment world is full of an overwhelming number of options, including equities, bonds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and more. Commodities may seem like just another one of the bunch, but these products offer a unique way to invest your money … Continue reading → The post How to Invest in Commodities appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.