The prohibitionist era is over: countries are rapidly legalising marijuana for medical and recreational use. Ben Judge reviews the latest developments and explains how to profit from pot.
Palm oil is a controversial industry. But for long-term investors, now looks like a good time to buy in. Lars Henriksson explains why, and picks seven stocks to consider.
A poor harvest has triggered a shortage of onions in India. Prices are almost seven times higher than in 2004.
Cocoa prices have jumped by around 25% since March, and there is scope for further gains.
Nervous investors have backed away from Latin America’s agriculture sector after food prices fell. But the sell-off is a great opportunity to buy in, says James McKeigue. Here, he picks the best way.
Prices of agricultural produce have continued to slide, with little hope of a recovery any time soon.
The world needs more and more water, but the ready supply is drying up. Investors can profit as governments act, says James McKeigue. Here, he tips the best shares to buy now.
With talk of global food shortages, most soft commodities have been in a bull market recently. Yet the price of sugar has plummeted. That is about to change, says Matthew Partridge. Here’s how you can profit.
As the growing global population drives food prices ever higher, money is pouring in to boost farm productivity. One area in particular is set to profit – Latin America. James McKeigue explains why.
The ‘commodities supercycle’ is coming to an end as China’s growth falters. But one part of the sector isn’t slowing, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Here she picks the best way to play the rise of ‘soft’ commodities.
Respected fund manager Jeremy Grantham believes we are in a global food crisis that is only going to get worse, but offers some useful tips on to profit from the situation.
America’s worst drought for half a century has sent the price of agricultural commodities soaring, driving fears of higher food price inflation.
America’s worst drought in 50 years has sent the price of grain soaring. The effects will be felt by consumers and businesses worldwide. John Stepek looks at what it means for you and your investments.
Record heat waves affecting America’s corn crop may be about to push up Britain’s cost of living.
Strong Chinese demand is behind a sharp rise in the price of soybeans.
Buying exposure to agricultural commodities on the futures market can be a risky strategy, says Bengt Saelensminde. Here, he tips a far safer way to profit.