There's a looming debt crisis in many lower income countries. Low interest rates a few years back started the cycle. Then came a series of once in a generation shocks. Is there a solution?
Italian officials convened crisis talks last week to address the price of pasta, which was up a whopping 17.5% year-over-year in March. But it's far from the only country seeing a rise in food prices.
Inside our shopping cart is a story of global trade, extreme weather, shrinking packages and rising prices.
It's a problem in a country where onions are a staple for nearly every dish.
Global prices for food commodities like grain and vegetable oils were the highest on record last year even after falling for nine months in a row, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said.
Boy, have we talked a lot about inflation. It affected every part of our lives (and the economy) in 2022. Here are some of its highest highs and lowest lows. (It wasn't all bad news!)
Food banks and nonprofits say inflation has hurt fundraising and made it hard to handle a surge in demand. One CEO says the need is close to the height of the pandemic.
In Chad, one of the continent's poorest countries, rising food and fuel prices — and drought — have left many hungry and unable to afford the limited food that is for sale.
Retirees and others who rely on Social Security will see a large boost in benefits next year, with the average benefit rising by $141 per month, as inflation stays above 8%.
Two Senators are closer then ever before on an immigration-related bill that would provide a much-needed workforce for agriculture. But can they get the Farm Bureau on board the final sticking point?
A report finds 23 million people are experiencing extreme hunger in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, which face their worst drought in 40 years. Food prices hit record highs after Russia attacked Ukraine.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations says prices of food commodities like grains and vegetable oils soared in March following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The USDA's latest report found that nearly all major food groups are going up in price.