Wheat Commodity Research and Analysis
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Wheat Description Update
Wheat is a grass that is now grown worldwide. Wheat is used for flour to make bread, cakes, cereals, pasta, cookies, and animal feed. Wheat is the leading source of plant protein for people and the second most consumed plant for people. Wheat is also a large part of the diet of a variety of livestock around the world. Different parts of the wheat plant can be used for different things including food, primitive building materials, and biofuels. However, wheat is difficult and expensive to harvest and is very susceptible to disease. Global warming can also negatively affect wheat supply.
What Increases the Price of Wheat?
- Healthy In Many Ways Whole wheat flour is significantly more nutritious because nearly all the vitamins, minerals, protein, fat, and fiber of the wheat berry reside in the germ and bran. ...
- High Demand The popularity of foods made from wheat flour creates a large demand for the grain, even in economies with significant food surpluses. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheat
What Decreases the Price of Wheat?
- Cost Of Harvesting The increase of cost to farm is rising increasing the price of the commodity.
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