Rob Green Executive Director of National Council of Chain Restaurants

Rob Green, Executive Director of National Council of Chain Restaurants

Op-Ed: Restaurants need an end to the corn ethanol mandate

Fluctuations in food commodity prices create challenge for restaurants

In recent months, readers of Nation’s Restaurant News have seen numerous stories detailing the impact of fluctuations in food commodity prices and the challenge this volatility creates for restaurants.

Earlier this year, NRN chronicled this phenomenon, and noted that, “drought and high corn costs led many ranchers to reduce herds, cutting supply and increasing prices.” But this story is not

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