food price

food price

Food Prices Since 1980

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From the 1980s till 2000, global food prices fluctuated moderately around a consistent value. From the beginning of 2004 they increased rapidly with dramatic spikes in 2008 and 2011. (FAO Food Price Index from Jan 1990 to Jan 2012, and an index of cereals, meat and sugar prices from Jan 1982 to Dec 1989).