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Rising Food Prices

4 Foods That Are More Expensive Than Ever

Posted 12.12.2013 | OWN

Find out which grocery items have skyrocketed in price lately (plus, a surprising food that has dropped). By Lynn Andriani Keep in touch...

Hedging Against Hunger: Our Best Bet to Avoid a Global Food Bubble

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.10.2013 | Food
Danielle Nierenberg

Like the dotcom burst and the subprime mortgage crash, Wall Street speculators are driving a food commodities bubble to its breaking point. If it bursts, high food prices could become the new norm, impacting wallets and bellies everywhere

What Chipotle Doesn't Want You To Know

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.17.2013 | Business

The next time you go to Chipotle, you may be forced to utter three words you thought you'd never say: hold the guac. The burrito seller announced o...

9 Ways To Eat Healthy For Less

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report late last week predicting an increase in food prices, especially among animal products. That's th...

U.N. Body Calls For G20 Response To Food Prices

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2012 | Food

STOCKHOLM, Aug 27 (Reuters) -- The Group of 20 nations must agree on coordinated action to ease worries about food prices as they account for most of ...

You're Probably Going To Be Paying More For This

AP | Posted 03.08.2012 | Food

ROME -- International food prices have risen for the second time in two months, a U.N. agency said Thursday blaming bad weather in major exporting cou...

Food Insecurity Here To Stay, Says UN

AP | By NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 12.10.2011 | Food

ROME -- Prices for rice, wheat and other key foods are expected to remain volatile and possibly increase – and poor farmers and consumers partic...

'Extreme Couponing' Inspires Cult Of Grocery Store Savers

AP | By JESSIE L. BONNER | Posted 09.06.2011 | Food

BOISE, Idaho -- The women sat expectantly as Monica Knight told them she once routinely spent $600 a month on groceries for her family of four. Breaki...

Coca-Cola Raising Its Prices

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

Coca-Cola Co plans to raise prices on its soft drinks by 3 percent to 4 percent in July, in addition to a 2 percent increase taken earlier this ye...

How China's Growing Middle Class Is Raising Food Prices

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

BEIJING — Hunger was such a constant companion in Yao Qizhong's childhood that even now, at age 40, he'll stoop down to salvage a single clove o...

Feeding The Future: Finding Food For 10 Billion People By 2100

Foreign Policy | Posted 07.09.2011 | Impact

The world's demographers this week increased their estimates of the world's population through the coming century. We are now on track to hit 10 billi...

Clinton: Rising Food Prices Will Have 'Grave Consequences

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 07.06.2011 | World

ROME — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Friday that global shortages of food and spiraling prices threaten widespread desta...

As Food Prices Rise, Many Go Hungry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

"Global food prices continue to rise," begins a recent report by the World Bank. Between October 2010 and January 2011, the Bank's food price index i...

Food: What's Really Behind the Unrest in Egypt

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Rubin

When 40% of your population lives on less than $2 per day, soaring food prices isn't about cutting back on luxury spending.

Tunisia's Riots: A Warning to Regimes in the Middle East

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Janet Ritz

People are not so easily distracted toward foreign enemies when their own government turns on a starving population that cannot afford the rising cost of food.

Food Prices Causing Unrest As World Governments React

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING/SEOUL (By Niu Shuping, Tom Miles and Kim Yeonhee) - China dumped plans to import several million tonnes of expensive corn in 2011 and South Ko...

Food Prices Skyrocket

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

From The Associated Press: WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wholesale prices rose more than expected last month as food prices surged by the most in 26 years. But ...

Jordan First: A King's Modernization Motto Obscures a Palestinian Past and Iraqi Present.

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

Soon, I would learn that the "Jordan First" initiative, first launched in 2002 with the stated goals of reform and democratization, now carried a meaning much deeper.

Grocery Outlet: A New Place To Save

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The newest trend in penny-pinching is coming from an unlikely source: The Amish. According to The Canadian Press, Amish-run grocery outlets "are a thr...

Rising Grocery Prices Feed A Surge At Food Banks

Los Angeles Times | David Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Steven James, 43, works in finance, has multiple cellphones clipped to his belt and projects the air of a hardworking, successful sort of guy. And yet...

Food Costs Rising Fastest in 17 Years

AP | ELLEN SIMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Steve Tarpin can bake a graham cracker crust in his sleep, but explaining why the price for his Key lime pies went from $20 to $25 re...