Is There a Sugar Shortfall Coming?

The Morning News 8.14.09

Food manufacturers like Kraft and General Mills are complaining loudly to the government that unless some import restrictions are raised, they may "run out" out of sugar.

Raise your hand if you believe this. Yeah, the most sugar-addicted country on the planet is probably not going to run out of sugar any time soon, but high sugar prices seem to be cutting into a few profits. This plus new astronaut food and the economic benefits of cooking classes, below.

Food Firms Sound Alarm on Sugar Shortage - At CBS.

Recession victims take cooking classes to save money - At the Wall Street Journal.

The Mars menu: This is not Buzz Aldrin's astronaut food - Developing 20,000 meals for the proposed Mars mission! At the LA Times.

Buttery-rich French fare is 'evolving' - The continued influence (and the evolution) of Julia Child's legacy.

Previous Morning News: Mastering the Art of French Cooking Tops on Amazon - The Morning News 8.11.09

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