NEW YORK — The severe drought that has damaged corn and soybean crops in the Midwest may lead to a “modest and gradual uptick” in food inflation next year, according to Deborah Weinswig, an analyst at Citigroup. In a conference call with investors hosted by Citigroup, Lance Girard, a former supply chain manager at Supervalu, said that it was too soon to project significant inflation as a result of the drought, which has been called the worst since the 1950s. He said ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.