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Global food prices rose in May; commodity markets look stable for year ahead – UN

Global food prices rose 2.1 per cent in May, the fourth straight monthly increase, but stayed about seven per cent below 2015 levels, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) said today, also noting that food commodity markets are on a stable path for the year ahead, with solid production prospects and abundant stocks pointing to broadly stable prices and supplies.

World food prices hit lowest level in almost seven years, UN agency reports

The price of major food commodities continued to drop through August due to abundant supplies, a decline in energy prices and concerns over the economic slowdown in China, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today.

Sharp fall in sugar drives downward trend in food prices – UN

According to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the global food prices continued to decline in March – dropping some 40 points below last year’s level – with sugar prices sliding to their lowest level since February 2009.

Global food prices down for second straight month in May, UN agency reports

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today that global food prices were down for the second straight month in May and that the outlook for worldwide cereal supply has improved considerably since last month.

Weather, increased demand pushes global food prices to highest level in months

Global food prices in February rose to their highest level since mid-2012 as a result of unfavourable weather and increased demand, the United Nations food agency today reported.

Dairy price surge pushes world food costs for March slightly higher, UN reports

A sharp surge in the price of dairy products pushed the overall costs of food one percentage point higher in March, the United Nations reported today, while world wheat production remained on track to reach its second highest level ever, barring adverse weather.

UN agency predicts record wheat crop, while global food prices remain stable

World food prices have held steady for another month with falling cereal and sugar prices offsetting gains in vegetable oils and dairy, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today said, while also pointing to what could be a record wheat crop this year.

No change in global food prices after months of decline, UN agency says

World food prices are steady after three months of decline with increased prices for oil and fats balancing out lower cereal and sugar prices, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today said.

Food prices remain nearly unchanged in March, UN agency reports

World food prices in March remained virtually unchanged from their February levels, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today, adding that dairy prices are at their lowest level since August 2010