Food companies stand in line to see higher commodity costs as a harsh summer drought shows...

|By:, SA News Editor

Food companies stand in line to see higher commodity costs as a harsh summer drought shows little signs of easing in time to bring down prices. To make matters worse for the group, strapped U.S. consumers are viewed as more likely to trade down to value products before accepting higher food prices on common items. At risk: CAG, KFT, K, TSN, SFD, GIS, HNZ, POST.