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What’s the Future of Food?


New online debate begins on Spiked.

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Supermarkets to feel the pinch?


As food prices start to moderate - commodity prices are already in decline - the supermarkets are going to have to compete harder with each other to get customers in, which could cut their margins.

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Food prices: don’t turn a drama into a crisis


We could challenge the food crisis by calling on governments to remove the bizarre barriers to producing more food.

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Food price crisis: feasting on apocalyptic porn


Observers and officials are using reports of a food crisis to scaremonger about everything from population growth to modern technology.

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Food Price Crisis: the world won’t starve just yet


Prices have leapt due to growing demand, but we can feed the world if we refuse to allow irrational ideas – like environmentalism – to get in the way.

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