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FAO Food Price Index registered a steep drop in July
August 05, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 140.9 points in July 2022, down 13.3 points (8.6 percent) from June, marking the fourth consecutive monthly decline.
Heatwave to push up price of chips (French Fries), say UK potato farmers
July 22, 2022
In the United Kingdom the price of French fries (UK: chips) is set to increase after recent high temperatures ravaged crops, potato growers have warned. Farmers said the heatwave had added to pressures caused by rising costs linked to the war in Ukraine.
Facing high wheat prices, Nigerian bakers turn to (sweet) potato puree
July 14, 2022
In the midst of a sunlit room in Nnewi, south-east Nigeria, a woman measures out four parts of sweet potato puree – the colour of apricot – into a large basin containing six parts wheat flour.
The FAO Food Price Index drops for the third consecutive month in June
July 08, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 154.2 points in June 2022, down 3.7 points (2.3 percent) from May, marking the third consecutive monthly decline, though still 29.0 points (23.1 percent) above its value a year ago.
Japan's Potato Chip Manufacturer Calbee to Raise Snack Prices Up to 20%
June 23, 2022
Calbee Inc., Japan’s answer to Frito-Lay with an enormous product line-up ranging from pizza-flavored potato chips to low-carb granola, is raising prices again as companies struggle to absorb costs
The FAO Food Price Index fell for the second consecutive month in May
June 03, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 157.4 points in May 2022, down 0.9 points (0.6 percent) from April, marking the second consecutive monthly decline.
FAO Food Price Index retreated slightly in April from the all-time high registered in March
May 06, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 158.5 points in April 2022, down 1.2 points (0.8 percent) from the all-time high reached in March, though still 36.4 points (29.8 percent) above its value in the corresponding month last year.
Potatoes in Australia: mashing previous records
February 16, 2022
Developed by Freshlogic, the annual Horticulture Statistics Handbook includes the latest available data on 75 different categories across fruit, vegetable, nut, nursery, and cut flowers in Australia.
NEPG: Will contract prices be high enough to cover growing potato demand in the future?
February 03, 2022
Potato growers are facing rising prices for all inputs in recent months, not just for from energy and fertilizers, but also for plant protection products, construction prices, agricultural machinery and spare parts...
The FAO Food Price Index rose further in September
October 19, 2021
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 130.0 points in September 2021, up 1.5 points (1.2 percent) from August and 32.1 points (32.8 percent) from the same month last year. The latest rise of the FFPI was largely driven by higher prices of most cereals and vegetable oils.