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Farmers losing crops in many areas of southern China because of the floods has created a “severe challenge for self-sufficiency of staple grains.”
WHY IS CHINA CRACKING DOWN ON FOOD WASTE?DANIEL MALLOYSEPTEMBER 3, 2020OZY
She’s got the obligatory sharp-cut, bad-gal bob and frosty demeanor we’ve come to expect from the villainous egomaniac’s character, or in this case, the staple scientist with a God complex.
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Mars, the company behind Halloween staples like M&M’s and Snickers, starts its planning for the big day two years in advance.
HOW SCARY WILL A COVID-19 HALLOWEEN BE FOR CANDY COMPANIES?BETH KOWITTAUGUST 29, 2020FORTUNE
With more plans for their upcoming summer collection, Gaydina believes this fabric is going to be one of the company’s staples.
HOW A WASTELAND SHRUB IS BECOMING THE NEXT BIG THING IN FASHIONDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 28, 2020OZY
Located in the South End, Club Café has been a staple of Boston nightlife since 1982.
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We’ve been selling a lot more ground beef, sausage, sort of staple cuts, and relatively fewer steaks and cuts people might buy for a special occasion.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN EVERYONE STAYS HOME TO EAT? (EP. 412)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAPRIL 9, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Flax is a great staple of the North of Ireland, and three fourths of it is beaten flat to the earth.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
It caught him full in the middle; he doubled like a staple and with a cry of pain toppled into the snow.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Coffee is the staple production, though Indian corn, mandioca and fruit are produced largely for local consumption.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
In classical times wheat was the staple grain grown for food, not differing much from that which we use to-day.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STAPLE

  • aliment
  • comestible
  • comestibles
  • eatables
  • edible
  • edibles
  • fare
  • fodder
  • groceries
  • grub
  • nourishment
  • nutriment
  • nutrition
  • pabulum
  • provender
  • provision
  • provisions
  • rations
  • staple
  • sustenance
  • viand
  • viands
  • victual
  • victuals
  • being
  • body
  • bolt
  • cloth
  • component
  • constituent
  • crop
  • element
  • entity
  • equipment
  • gear
  • goods
  • individual
  • ingredient
  • machinery
  • materiel
  • object
  • outfit
  • paraphernalia
  • staple
  • stock
  • stuff
  • substance
  • supply
  • tackle
  • textile
  • thing
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