FAO Food Price Index drops for the fifth consecutive month in August
September 05, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 138.0 points in August 2022, down 2.7 points (1.9 percent) from July, registering its fifth consecutive monthly decline. Despite the latest drop, the index remained 10.1 points (7.9 percent) above its value a year ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The FAO Food Price Index rebounded rapidly in August
September 03, 2021
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 127.4 points in August 2021, up 3.9 points (3.1 percent) from July and 31.5 points (32.9 percent) from the same period last year.
El levantamiento de los agricultores de patatas de Málaga
August 17, 2021
Denuncian que se ven obligados a vender sus productos por debajo de coste y piden al Gobierno que intervenga para garantizar un 'precio justo' y evitar la desaparición del sector.