Oat prices a concern for food sellers


Oat futures continue to rise as Canada's railroad system has ongoing issues keeping up with the demand for grain shipments.

The March contract is at its highest level since July of 2008.

Companies that make cereal, energy bars, and certain snack products could see escalated input costs in Q1 and Q2.

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  • 50 cent it is
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    Food companies raise prices when ingredient costs go up and leave them there when they come back down
    This cost increase is actually a good thing
    6 Feb 2014, 05:48 PM Reply Like
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