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FAO Food Price Index Reaches Six-Month High

Sep 7th, 2020 • by Sara Gustafson

The FAO Food Price Index rose for the third consecutive time in August to hit a a six-month high in August. The 2 percent increase was driven by cereals, vegetable oils, and sugar prices

FAO Food Price Index Continues to Rise

Aug 7th, 2020 • by Sara Gustafson

The FAO Food Price Index rose slightly in July by 1.2 percent. This increase, while marginal, marks the second consecutive monthly rise in food prices. Rising vegetable oil, dairy, and sugar prices drove the overall higher index.