- About eight percent of the weight of a box of corn flakes is corn. Less than five percent of the price of a box of corn flakes represents the cost of the corn - the rest is transportation, packaging, Super Bowl commercials, little plastic-wrapped toys for your kids, and more. Heck, the price of the box alone probably exceeds the cost of the cor......Full article >>>
tural commodities, such as corn and livestock futures. That has fanned fears that food prices will be affected by speculation. Sort of like that old Eddie Murphy
movie Trading Places
, but minus the laughs.
Ethanol and corn prices
There's no doubt r......Full article >>>
Americans can drive to the corner convenience store.
In time, corn-based ethanol will soon be supplemented by other technologies. While chemically identical to ethanol produced from corn, cellulose ethanol contains three times the net energy of corn ethanol and emits a lower net level of greenhouse gases. Cellulose ethanol can be produced from a range of biomas......Full article >>>
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