According to a recent report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture
Organization, the world will require a 70% increase in food production in
the coming years.
In order to grow food production fast enough to match population growth,
agriculture markets will require an average of $209 billion in additional
In the meantime, agriculture commodities like corn, wheat, soybeans,
cattle, chicken and pork will continue to rise as supply struggles to
keep pace with demand.
Forbes Magazine reports that food manufacturers won