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The Cost of Food: Facts and Figures


Explore the Facts and Figures behind the Rising Price of Food across the Globe.

March 10, 2008

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Rising oil prices and fears over climate change have seen a massive rise in the use of maize to make bio-fuels, pushing up food prices

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There will be billions more mouths to feed by 2050, making an increased demand for food a long-term trend

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