PRAIRIE FARE Can This Recipe Ingredient Be Saved?
As most of us learned from our parents, be sure to check that you have your ingredients before you start cooking or baking. Id like to add: Be sure the ingredients are in a usable form, too.
I recall... Posted on 1/30/15 at 1:57 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week Rural Reflections Radio program, A harvest to remember... Posted on 10/16/14 at 5:56 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Fast, Easy Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
If you join me on Tuesdays for my food column, you may notice that I like the words "fast" and "easy," not to mention "inexpensive" and "good for you," and this recipe incorporates at least the firs... Posted on 9/24/13 at 6:44 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT 'Super-busy' harvest
Early October has brought beautiful weather (so far) to the Upper Midwest, and area farmers are taking advantage. The harvest of remaining crops -- mainly soybeans, corn, sugar beets, potatoes and sun... Posted on 10/2/12 at 10:12 AM
PepsiCo Inc said it would replace its current Diet Pepsi offerings in the United States with those free of aspartame, an artificial sweetener that has come under scrutiny from health-conscious consumers.
Coca-Cola Co. on Wednesday reported a rise in revenue for the first time in nine quarters, helped by a 6 percent increase in North America, its biggest market.
The first-quarter revenue gain, along with a better-than-expected profit, pushed up shares of the world's largest beverage maker by 2.5 percent to $41.80 in premarket trading. Meanwhile, the company announced plans to shift greater control of its bottling operations to seven U.S. bottlers.
Sruthi Ramakrishnan and Anjali Athavaley
April 22, 2015
NEW YORK - Nestle SA said on Monday it is cutting the added sugar in its Nesquik flavored milk products, the latest in a series of moves by the Swiss food company to reduce sugar and salt in its offerings amid growing public health concerns.
Agriculture Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Michael Scuse on Feb. 9 vigorously defended the suspension agreements the Obama administration has negotiated with Mexico to settle cases U.S. sugar growers brought saying Mexico was shipping subsidized sugar to the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers to suspend the antidumping and countervailing duty cases against Mexican sugar imports. The deal is causing cautious optimism among sugar producers and criticism from sugar users.
The American Sugar Alliance praised the agreement between the Mexican and U.S. governments to place limits on Mexican sugar shipments to the U.S. and to suspend the antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of sugar from Mexico. But the Sweetener Users Association said it was “deeply concerned” about the agreement.
Food manufacturers such as Mondelez International and J.M. Smucker Co. will face billions of dollars of additional costs this year because of soaring sugar prices, according to estimates from a sugar buyers group.
Thailand plans to boost the amount of land it uses to grow sugarcane, potentially increasing refined sugar output in the world’s second-biggest exporter of the sweetener by around 10 percent, a government official said.
In a victory for U.S. sugar growers, the Department of Commerce ruled on Aug. 26 that the Mexican government has been subsidizing sugar exported to the U.S., and issued a preliminary ruling that the U.S. will impose duties on Mexican sugar.
Mikkel Pates and Jerry Hagstrom
August 26, 2014
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