Vegetable Oils – The Leader in Food Price Inflation

Positive Future #872 (Feature photo – Soybeans and Soybean Oils – CCA 2.0 Generic, United Soybean Board) While basic food crops take top billing in our minds, you’re not quite there without vegetable oils. What would we do with lettuce greens and cooking our foods without vegetable oils? The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of…

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Corona Lockdowns = Global Food Price Shocks

Touch the Soil News #1744  (Feature Photo – The World – Public Domain)    The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently reported the latest Food Price Index for February 2021. Over the past 9 months, global food prices have risen 27.5 percent. This spike is unprecedented since the FAO started reporting changes back in 2003.…

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The Global Food Price Index

Positive Future #793 (Feature photo – Restaurant Closures – public domain) The global food price index has been rising steadily for the past 3 years as economies grew and more people could afford better diets. In 2020, with unprecedented purposeful global economic covid shutdowns, the food price index dropped, making food more affordable as the…

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The Global Food Price Index – Cause For Concern?

Touch the Soil News #1513 (Feature photo – Migrant Mother Has Lots of Worries – Public Domain Original photo by Dorothea Lange. Colorized by John Boero. – This image is available from the United States Library of Congress’s Prints and Photographs divisionunder the digital ID fsa.8b29516.This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the…

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