In this weekly Commodities Watch column, John T. Barone, president and commodities analyst for Market Vision Inc., offers a snapshot of the state of commodities for restaurants. Food commodities are all about corn, and right now corn is all about weather. Hot, dry conditions across the Corn Belt are stressing the young crop and potentially cutting yield. On Friday, satellite imagery company Lanworth issued their crop forecast, and just like last year, Lanworth’s estimate for 2012 ...
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