NORWALK, Conn. — Potential commodity price volatility was the top concern expressed by the chief financial officers at 106 food, beverage and agriculture companies in a recent survey conducted by GE Capital. Commodity pricing was listed as the point of greatest concern by 44% of CFO respondents, followed by food safety, listed by 29%, and labor costs, listed by 13%. Other points of concern included competition from private label, shifts in consumer preferences and the changing retail ...

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