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Global Food Prices Surge, Say Latest FAO and AMIS Reports

Feb 10th, 2021 • by S. Gustafson

The FAO Food Price Index continued its upward climb in January. The Index rose 4.3 percent from December 2020 to reach the highest monthly level seen since July 2014. As in previous months, cereal, vegetable oil, and sugar prices were behind the rapidly mounting prices.