foodstuff foodstuff  /ˈfud ˌstəf/


  1. (n) (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
  2. (n) a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food



  1. That inflation has been driven by double-digit price hikes for almost every basic foodstuff over the past 12 months.
  2. Our first major test would be a one-on-one meeting with North Korean foodstuff factory directors.
  3. A worker walks past boxes of foodstuff at the Jamila market in Baghdad's Sadr City.



  1. "Farmers have planted a record crop ...... the highest since 1983," Mr Macdonald said in Sydney today. "If this crop can be harvested later in the year following follow-up rain ...... we could see an easing in the prices of foodstuff in...
    on Jul 14, 2007 By: Ian Macdonald Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "Kuwait ...... is offering an initiative to establish a fund for decent life in Islamic countries to provide basic foodstuff for those who are in need quickly," the ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah told an Islamic economic conference.
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Source: Khaleej Times

  3. As Castro pointed out in his Granma article, not only will corn be priced out of reach for millions, "What is worse, let the poor countries receive some financing to produce ethanol from corn or any other foodstuff and very soon not a single tree...
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Fidel Castro Source:

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