Food Price Inflation

What will happen to food prices in 2014?

What will happen to food prices in 2014?

By Elaine WATSON

While the consumer price index (all food) rose a modest 1.4% in 2013, it is likely to rise 2.5-3.5% in 2014, predict USDA economists, who believe food price inflation will “return to a range closer to the historical norm”.

‘Inflationary pressures have reached their worst’: USDA economist

Special edition: Dealing with higher commodity costs

‘Inflationary pressures have reached their worst’: USDA economist

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

“I think it’s safe to say that inflationary pressures have reached their worst,” claims research economist Ricky Volpe of the USDA’s Economic Research Service, in an interview with FoodNavigator-USA.

Food price inflation rises again: USDA

Food price inflation rises again: USDA

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has raised its forecast for food price inflation in 2011, citing the influence of higher food commodity and energy prices, and stronger global food demand.

Food price inflation lowest since 1992, says USDA

Food price inflation lowest since 1992, says USDA

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has forecast that food price inflation will be at its lowest level for 18 years in 2010, despite recent sharp rises in staple food prices.

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