King Corn Commentary

In Activism, Corny News by Cindy

“King Corn” wants Corn Commentary to promote it. We got a comment on the blog from the distributors of this “documentary” that blames corn for America’s obesity problem telling us that it is now available on iTunes and wanting us to direct people to it. They call it a “very entertaining documentary with real educational value” that “speaks to disturbing …

New Blogs on the Block

In Corny News by Ken

Two new blogs have debuted that make for an interesting contrast in the fuel-food debate that takes up so much of our time. Goodfuels.org is a new blog by the Renewable Fuels Association. Some of its writers also write here, on occasion. Their names and contact information are clearly displayed on the website. Meanwhile, across the tracks, someone created a …

Popcorn More Expensive? Don’t Blame Us!

In Corny News, Food Prices, Media by Ken

Just in time for more summer blockbusters, several stories are appearing about how cinemas are charging more for popcorn. Advertising Age had the best factoid on this in its story: “… the price of the paper pulp to produce popcorn tubs has jumped 40% in the past 36 months, making the tub more expensive than the corn inside it.” ShareEmailPrint

Flakey Price

In Corny News by Cindy

Talk about your food price inflation – this past week a single corn flake sold for $1350. I am not making this up – the Associated Press reported it, so it must be true. Now, no one has yet blamed this on ethanol, but the flake was shaped like the state of Illinois, so it is possible that could be …

Corny News

In Corny News by Chuck

I don’t know about you but I Google for just about everything. Sure there are other search engines but I can usually find what I’m looking for with the G monster. So I thought it might be interesting to do a little search for some news about corn. Besides us, who else is posting corn info? This might become a …