FAO reports drop in global food prices

Due to the decrease  in the cost of sugar, vegetable oils and grains, the Organization of the United Nations for Food and Agriculture (FAO for its spanish  acronym) reported this Thursday that global food prices fell in January . The FAO index had an average of 203,4 points in...
Food Inflation in the Caribbean and Latin America was 8.9% in June

Food Inflation in the Caribbean and Latin America was 8.9% in June

This morning the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported that food inflation in the Caribbean and throughout Latin America reached 8.9% in June compared with the same month of 2011. This increase, which represents the highest level so far this year,...