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Hazelnuts shortfall forces buyers to shell out 60% more for supplies

Hazelnuts shortfall forces buyers to shell out 60% more for supplies | F581 | Scoop.it
Chocolate and snack traders, including Cadbury, feel crunch as poor harvest in Turkey boosts price $4,000, to $10,500 a tonne
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Some interesting aspects of supply nad demand.

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Air pollution 'killed seven million'

Air pollution 'killed seven million' | F581 | Scoop.it
Seven million people died as a result of air pollution in 2012, the World Health Organization estimates.
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Externalities in action
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Overweight 'being seen as the norm'

Overweight 'being seen as the norm' | F581 | Scoop.it
Being overweight is increasingly seen as the norm, England's chief medical officer says.
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Global food prices set to rise

Global food prices set to rise | F581 | Scoop.it
BBC reporters in Mumbai, Rio and Los Angeles consider how droughts and flooding could affect the prices of staple foods.
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Weather affecting supply of staple foods.

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