I’m Clinton Griffiths with today’s AgDay Minute.
Traders are welcoming the new year with a rally especially when it comes to soybeans. At one point Monday soybeans surged 40-cents before tumbling back down but still finishing in positive territory. Analysts calling it a pretty incredible rally, especially for the beginning of the year with multi-year highs in corn and soybeans.
Experts say a labor strike in Argentina along with weather concerns for crops growing right now in Argentina contributed to the rise. People have been turning to dairy a lot more throughout the pandemic. TopData reports that since the start of the pandemic cookie consumption us up 25- percent. And for the first 10-months of last year production of ice cream climed more than 3- percent with an increase of more than 13-percent in sales.
Pizza Hut is celebrating 25-years of its iconic original stuffed crust pizza with something new. For a limited time, customers can order a three-topping stuffed crust pizza for just 12- dollars. And some lucky fans will get this just the stuffed crust, minus the pizza. In Los Angeles and Dallas, Pizza Hut is introducing a ring of cheese-stuffed dough called “Nothing But Stuffed Crust”. Food experts report a surge in pizza demand from Americans spending more time at home and avoiding dine-in restaurants.
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