NEW YORK The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published new data detailing how it drastically expanded a biofuels waiver program for oil refiners since President Donald Trump's administration took office, responding to pressure from the corn lobby to boost transparency over the opaque program.
NEW YORK/HONG KONG/BEIJING Apple farmers across the U.S. Northwest fear they will be the next victims of a U.S.-China trade war that left cherry growers in the same region with weak prices and having to scramble for alternative buyers because of prohibitive Chinese tariffs.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices sank below $1,200 per ounce on Monday to their lowest since late January 2017, losing out to U.S. Treasuries and a strong dollar as investors sought refuge from a financial market rout triggered by a crashing Turkish lira.
NEW YORK Suedzucker , Europe's largest beet producer, will start making a sweetener with less sugar to help foodmakers cut the amount needed in treats and cakes, as the industry responds to growing consumer demand for lower sugar content.
NEW YORK, July 31 Suedzucker, Europe's
largest beet producer, will start making a sweetener with less
sugar to help foodmakers cut the amount needed in treats and
cakes, as the industry responds to growing consumer demand for
lower sugar content.
NEW YORK, July 6 Corn farmers and biofuels
producers cheered the resignation of U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt in the hope that his
successor may give them more access and fewer threats to
reducing domestic requirements.
HOUSTON/NEW YORK Sierentz Global Merchants, a commodities trading firm controlled by members of the Louis-Dreyfus family, is exiting its physical energy business, three people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
NEW YORK The world's top food companies and farmers of crops such as beet sugar are pitted against each other as they lobby the U.S. government over plans to label genetically engineered ingredients.
Big Soda scored a major victory on Thursday as California passed a law that bans local sugar taxes through 2030 in the most populous U.S. state, where cities including Berkeley have approved such levies.
June 28 Big Soda may score a major U.S. victory
as California lawmakers weigh a budget bill that would include
language preempting future sugar taxes in one of the country's
top markets, where a handful of municipalities have voted in
favor of such levies.