Wheat Prices

Giving bakers a fighting chance as the flour price continues to soar

Giving bakers a fighting chance as the flour price continues to soar

By Gill Hyslop

The runaway flour price – caused by the atrocious weather in North American wheat-growing areas in 2021, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and rising fuel costs – is expected to have a long-lasting impact on the bakery industry – meaning bakers need to...

Wheat prices rise although FAO reports near record crop for 2012

Wheat prices rise although FAO reports near record crop for 2012

By Oliver Nieburg

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization has reported a rise in cereal prices from January to February with wheat prices raising the most. However the second highest wheat crop is forecast for 2012, which could bring prices down.