Trends in global population, income levels, and energy markets could mean more business for
"If these forces do come together, as we anticipate they will, the next few years look very promising," Collins says.
World per capita income is growing, most likely meaning a sustained demand for food, and global Gross Domestic Product looks strong too.
Growth in food spending is expected to slow compared to strong rates the past two years, but the global economy appears to be expanding enough to keep demand for food up. Higher income levels tend to especially raise demand for meats, dairy products, fruits and vegetables.
"Add the demand for biofuels to the strong foundation for demand for food, and