What we’re reading: 7/15

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Suspicious business. A shortage of hazelnuts from Turkey and cocoa from west Africa has forced some producers to hike up prices. Not so for Nutella maker Ferrero, though. Via National Geographic.

Dairy overload. Milk prices are down, and processing facilities can’t handle all of the milk being produced. So co-ops and farmers alike and dumping it into manure pits. Via Bennington Banner.

Even more reason to eat the first meal of the day at home. It’s no secret that typically, fast food chains miss the mark on nutrition, even at breakfast time. Over 1,000 calories can easily be racked up on one breakfast combo meal. Fox News dishes on 5 high calorie breakfast choices from popular fast food restaurants.

Yogurt making is a science. Skyr, Iceland’s version of yogurt, is in demand in other parts of the world. It’s thick and high in protein, but the country’s farmers are facing a dilemma. NPR explains.

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