Tag: Global

Economic and food supply chain disruptions endanger global food security

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COVID-19 has led to a global economic slowdown that is affecting all four pillars of food security—availability, access, utilization, and stability—according to a new article from researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), published in the journal Science. Agricultural and food markets are facing continuous disruptions due to labor shortages caused by lockdowns, as well as large shifts in food demand arising from income losses and the closure of schools and restaurants. The key findings highlight the impact of COVID-19 on food systems, the global economy, poverty, health, and trade.


“The most important

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The best chef’s knives to buy in 2020: Mac, Wusthof, Global and more

After college, I saved a little money from my first job and invested in a Wusthof chef’s knife. I’ve used it almost every day since then, from cutting up fruit for snacks to prepping complicated dinners for guests. At this point, it feels like an extension of my own arm. And that’s how a good chef’s knife should feel: irreplaceable, even as kitchens and appliances change. 

But a chef’s knife is an investment. And $150 can feel like a lot for a good knife — let alone for one you might end up disliking. So before swiping “buy” on Amazon

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Global Oregano Seasoning Market 2020 – Industry Growth Factor, Top Manufacturers and Indepth Study of Market Share, Size, Price and Developments

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Jul 14, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global “Oregano Seasoning Market” Report discusses about thenew Advances and Prospectsin Oregano Seasoning Market. This report analyses adoption trends, key challenges, future growth potentials, key drivers, competitive outlook, restraints, opportunities, market ecosystem, and value chain analysis of Oregano Seasoning Industry. The objective of Oregano Seasoning market report is to knowrecent development trends, upcoming opportunities, identifying the emerging application areas across Oregano Seasoning industry.

Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on

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Global food shortages: Here’s why grocery stores don’t have what you want

Travel restrictions also are clogging up road networks and making it difficult for farm workers to get where they are needed. And at the end of food supply chains, supermarkets that have come to rely on just-in-time deliveries have been upset by huge demand and panic buying.

Global stocks of staple commodities such as wheat, corn and rice are at healthy levels, said Maximo Torero Cullen, chief economist at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. But logistics bottlenecks need to be identified and resolved quickly to ensure goods can get to where they are needed, and protectionist policies avoided, … Read More