The next global food crisis? Phosphorus supply is increasingly disrupted...
January 22, 2023
Without phosphorus food cannot be produced, since all plants and animals need it to grow. Put simply: if there is no phosphorus, there is no life. As such, phosphorus-based fertilisers – it is the "P" in "NPK" fertiliser – have become critical to the global food system.
The FAO Food Price Index continued to drop in December 2022
January 11, 2023
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 132.4 points in December 2022, down 2.6 points (1.9 percent) from November, marking the ninth consecutive monthly decline and standing 1.3 points (1.0 percent) below its value a year ago.
FAO Food Price Index in November virtually unchanged for the second month
December 14, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 135.7 points in November 2022, virtually unchanged from October, with month-on-month decreases in the price indices for cereals, dairy and meat, nearly offsetting increases in those of vegetable oils and sugar.
Food Inflation in the United Kingdom: The Mintec 2022 Christmas Dinner Index
December 06, 2022
Unsurprisingly, consumers in the UK are set to purchase one of the most expensive Christmas meals in recent years following the consistent inflationary pressures that resulted in the UK inflation rate for food
FAO Food Price Index virtually unchanged in October
November 15, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 135.9 points in October 2022, virtually unchanged from September, with the price indices of all the covered commodity groups, except cereals, down month-on-month.
FAO Food Price Index drops for the sixth consecutive month
October 10, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 136.3 points in September 2022, down 1.5 points (1.1 percent) from August, marking the sixth monthly decline in a row.
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.
How does Food Inflation Impact Shopping Behavior? An update by IRI.
August 12, 2022
Information Resources, Inc. (IRI®), which recently merged with The NPD Group to create a leading global technology, analytics and data provider, released new insights about food inflation
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.