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FAO Food Price Index registered a sharp rise in November to its highest level in nearly six years
December 03, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 105.0 points in November 2020, up 4.0 points (3.9 percent) from October and 6.4 points (6.5 percent) higher than its value a year ago.
TOMRA Food and Ortofrutticola Parma: Selected quality, from the earth to the table
November 19, 2020
Installing TOMRA's Sentinel II sorting machine has enabled the Italian company to select large quantities of potatoes – its flagship products – with great precision and minimal waste.
FAO Food Price Index continued its upward trend in October
November 05, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 100.9 points in October 2020, up 3.0 points (3.1 percent) from September and 5.7 points (6.0 percent) higher than its value a year ago.
FAO Food Price Index continued its upward trend in October
November 05, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 100.9 points in October 2020, up 3.0 points (3.1 percent) from September and 5.7 points (6.0 percent) higher than its value a year ago.
Amica Chips installs Elea PEF systems for yield and quality improvement
November 04, 2020
Italian potato chips manufacturer Amica has installed an ELEA pulsed electric field (PEF) system following a series of tests earlier this year.
September marked the fourth consecutive monthly increase in the FAO Food Price Index
October 09, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 97.9 points in September 2020, up 2.0 points (2.1 percent) from August and now 4.6 points (5.0 percent) higher than its value a year ago.
Call on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade
September 09, 2020
The Industry Advisory Group (IAG) of the IPPC ePhyto Solution calls on governments to support the adoption of ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade, which would be crucial in safeguarding global food security beyond the Covid-19 recovery period.
The FAO Food Price Index hits a six-month high
September 04, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index* averaged 96.1 points in August 2020, up 1.8 points (2.0 percent) from July and 2.1 points (2.2 percent June) higher than its level in the corresponding month last year. The August value, the highest since February 2020, represented an increase for the third consecutive month.
Glycoalkaloids in potatoes: public health risks assessed
August 17, 2020
EFSA has assessed the risks to human and animal health related to the presence of glycoalkaloids in food and feed, particularly in potatoes and products derived from potatoes.
The FAO Food Price Index firmer for the second consecutive month in a row
August 07, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 94.2 points in July 2020, up 1.1 points (1.2 percent) from June. Rising for the second consecutive month, the July value is nearly 1 point (1 percent) above its level in the corresponding month last year.
New report identifies 27 countries heading for COVID-19-driven food crises
July 23, 2020
FAO and WFP collaborate on a unique analysis of countries on the precipice of what could be the worst food crisis in generations
The FAO Food Price Index rebounds in June
July 05, 2020
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 93.2 points in June 2020, some 2.2 points (2.4 percent) higher than in May, representing the first month-on-month increase since the beginning of the year.
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