(Continued from page 1) The NCCR study examined two possible scenarios based on differing estimates of increases in ethanol production: 1.) If ethanol production is increased by 6 billion gallons a year, the NCCR said, corn prices will rise 27 percent, which will consequently contribute significantly to other price hikes for such commodities as soybeans, pork and poultry. That would cost all chain restaurant operators an additional $3.16 billion more a year, which breaks down to ...

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