The First Foods That Will Disappear In A Global Water Crisis

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Water scarcity is seen as a growing source of conflict and a driving factor behind rising food prices.

A UBS report out today looks at what sectors and companies and foods will be most affected by a crisis.

You can say goodbye to steak.

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title=”Rice has a 3,450 m3/ton water footprint”
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