Indonesian economy

Indonesian hunger for 'cheap and tasty' noodles buoys wheat prices

Indonesians’ growing appetite for cheap wheat-based foods like noodles is underpinning wheat prices. Photo: Reuters

After a hard morning poring over his books, Indonesian student Mohammed Rezky Utama refuels with a steaming bowl of noodles, shunning the more expensive rice dishes that were once his staple diet.

Thursday, 18 July, 2013, 10:29am