The hottest temperatures on record turned a dry spell into extreme drought across the US heartland in 2012. Agricultural commodity prices shot to new records and policy makers were forced to revisit views on biofuels, climate change and trade. The effects will linger as the world enters another crop cycle with low grain stocks.
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Clegg warns ‘hard Brexit’ will lead to 22% EU food tariffs
Former deputy PM wants Britain to remain within the single market
Marmite battle signals wider war between retailers and suppliers
Tesco’s spat with Unilever over the cost of a falling pound will be echoed elsewhere
Marmite goes back on sale at Tesco as Unilever stand-off ends
Supermarket resolves dispute over proposed price rises driven by the falling pound
Why has the pound made Marmite cost more?
Unilever uses British ingredients but packaging and machinery generally come from overseas
Tesco pulls products over plunging pound
Supplies of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Marmite spread threatened