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Who Can Digest Food Inflation?

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 5:43 PM ET

It's no secret food input costs are rising but with each earnings report, we learn more about how companies are dealing with it.

Who's forced to absorb it and who can passing it along?

CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a closer look.

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Chart of the Day: Salmon Futures
Salmon futures fall on fears of radiation in Japan. So salmon fisheries could do well, says Brian Kelly. Input costs are rising and it's impacting companies like General Mills, reports Brian Shactman. Also, Pops & Drops.





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