Record food prices are likely to be sustained this year because of high oil costs and lower harvests through 2012, said the United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization, according to Bloomberg News.
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Editor's Insight: Rapidly rising fuel prices are the most recent setback for refreshment service operators.
Rising operating costs are a big reason that vending operators have to consider technology that allows pre-kitting and dynamic scheduling. These innovations allow vending operators to better address machine needs and at the same time minimize costs and improve return on labor. 03-10-11 Elliot Maras