What is another word for raw materials?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɔː mətˈi͡əɹɪə͡lz] (IPA)

The term "raw materials" refers to the basic substances or components that are used in the creation of goods and products. There are several synonyms that can be used to refer to raw materials such as feedstock, inputs, resources, ingredients and components. Feedstock is often used in industries that require the conversion of raw materials into finished products including petrochemicals and plastics manufacturing. Resources is a broader term that can refer to both natural resources such as minerals and agricultural products, as well as human resources such as skilled workers. Inputs, ingredients and components are used interchangeably to refer to the basic building blocks of products.

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