The facts about food inflation

Food price inflation in the double digits has been blamed (or credited, depending upon your point of view) for the unrest that has changed the political landscape across North Africa and the Middle East. But food inflation hasn’t struck hard in the United States, at least not early in the year. In March, Maclean’s magazine carried an article indicating a rate of only 0.3 per cent in January. The article quoted a report by financial services company CitiGroup.

Better Farming - May 2011