A new report by ING group predict that agricultural prices will increase further by another 40% by 2020 caused by a tight supply brought on in part by increased demand for grains, a global water shortage, and changing weather patterns.
Small and mid sized companies
overall will have the most problems with input price pressure, while their
positioning in regions and categories is focused too closely on western markets
and products that depend on a supply of meat or grains.
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