Taco Bell® Unveils New Innovation In Nacho Fries Epic Return: Buffalo Chicken
January 24, 2020
To kick off 2020, Taco Bell confirmed the critically-acclaimed Nacho Fries were set to return to menus for the fifth time. Nacho Fries have been a fan-favorite at Taco Bell since their initial debut in January 2018.
Market Basket Survey: US Food prices down 8% compared to last year, but potatoes slightly more expensive
September 29, 2016
Lower retail prices for several foods, including eggs, whole milk, cheddar cheese, chicken breast, sirloin tip roast and ground chuck resulted in a decrease in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey. However, potato prices were up slightly.
Global Food Crisis may hit us very soon says IFPRI director-general
August 16, 2012
A global food crisis may “hit us very soon” as a drought ravages corn crops in the U.S., the world’s largest grower, the International Food Policy Research Institute said. Governments must act to prevent the crisis, Shenggen Fan, director-general of t...
Are healthy foods more expensive than junk food? No, it depends...
May 17, 2012
Most Americans consume diets that fall short of the recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010. A common perception is that diets consistent with the recommendations are not affordable. This perception may be influenced by studies th...
The November FAO Food Price Index nearly unchanged from October
December 08, 2011
FAO Food Price Index November 2011 The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 215 points in November 2011, marginally (1 point) down from October and 10 percent (23 points) below its February 2011 peak. Among the various commodities, a recovery of...
Wal-Mart halts sales slump through grocery business
November 16, 2011
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had its first quarterly sales increase in more than two years, saying efforts to avoid passing rising food costs to consumers fueled ongoing strength in the grocery department. The retailer’s grocery business continued its positiv...
FAO Food Price Index eases in October
November 06, 2011
FAO Food Price Index October 2011 The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 216 points in October 2011, down 4 percent, or as much as 9 points, from September and 22 points, or 9 percent, below its peak of 238 points reached in February 2011. The ...
FAO Food Price index inches down in September 2011
October 07, 2011
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 225 points in September 2011, down 2 percent, or 4.5 points, from August. The FAO Food Price Index is only 13 points below the peak of 238 reached in February 2011, though still higher than its September 2010 ...