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UK wheat prices up 90% thanks to drought and biofuel demand

UK wheat prices hit an all-time high, meaning the cost of the UK loaf it set to rocket. Industry executives and traders have told wholesale consumers to expect wheat price increases over the next two to three weeks, following a

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Consortium undertakes biofuel conversion project

A consortium of EU-funded research institutes, universities and industrial partners is using spruce chips, wheat straw and waste bran as potential sources for fermentation by micro-organisms to produce bioethanol. The consortium is also discovering new enzymes that could help carry

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