USDA raises forecast for all-wheat seedings | 2021-04-01

KANSAS CITY — Growers in 2021 intend to seed more area to wheat than in 2020, though it would be the fourth-smallest all-wheat planted area since records began in 1919.

All-wheat planted area was projected at 46,358,000 acres, up 5% from 44,349,000 acres seeded in 2020, up 1% from 46 million acres as projected by the USDA at its annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in February, and down 1% from the average of the past five years.

Area planted to spring wheat other than durum was projected at 11,740,000 acres, down 4% from 12,250,000 acres in 2020, and down 3% from

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Spice and Herb Extracts Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2016 – 2026

Fastest Growing Market:


Largest Market:

Asia Pacific

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Market Overview

The global spice and herb extracts market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.1% during the forecast period (2020 – 2025).

  • Herbs and spices extracts that are more aligned toward health and wellness, as well as products that have a high penetration rate across artisanal food, culinary preparations, and generic household foods, are likely to maintain dominance over the coming years. The extracts, such
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Food News – March 2020





It’s all new, that’s why it’s called news. But this is the important stuff. No budget committees or drama. This news is nourishing. Enjoy your monthly food news round-up. Go forth and keep that belly happy:


• Spring doesn’t just happen here in foodie paradise – it erupts. As the ice melts and the mud flows, restaurants and breweries break out the patio furniture and unleash the umbrellas. Let’s see what’s on the menu for your calendars.

• Taste of Pearl on April 19 takes pass holders on a journey through Boulder’s food scene, galleries

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Estimated 25 million to see boost in federal food benefits

About 25 million Americans will be eligible for more money in food assistance under new guidelines from the Biden administration

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New evidence that spices, fruits from Asia had reached the Mediterranean earlier than thought — ScienceDaily

Asian spices such as turmeric and fruits like the banana had already reached the Mediterranean more than 3000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought. A team of researchers working alongside archaeologist Philipp Stockhammer at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich (LMU) has shown that even in the Bronze Age, long-distance trade in food was already connecting distant societies.

A market in the city of Megiddo in the Levant 3700 years ago: The market traders are hawking not only wheat, millet or dates, which grow throughout the region, but also carafes of sesame oil and bowls of a bright yellow spice that has

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