This week we look further into carbon credit markets and how farmers can participate. We will also look into rising costs of raw materials for traditional western breakfasts, European wheat, and oil prices.
PanXchange examines a case study of hemp protein use in retail food products by a company named Craft Foods, and why despite its nutritious and delicious nature, it fails the proverbial economic “taste test” for a large-scale outlet for hemp.
This week we look at how some countries are cutting back on fossil fuel production to remain in line with Paris Agreement commitments. Along with the launch of Emission Trading Systems in Europe and the outlook for essential commodities for this decade.
Millers in Kenya have seen a shortage of maize in the market due to local farmers holding onto their stocks in the hope of a better price for their grain. A number of millers have been buying maize at between KES 2,800 and 3,000 per 90 kg bag compared to KES 2,000 previously as report in The Business Daily
The cost of importing goods into Kenya via the sea will see a 20% rise in freight costs as the shortage of shipping containers in China has disrupted global trade as the freight rates for a 40ft container have gone up to almost $6,000 compared to $4,000 in March according to The Business Daily.