08 April 2022
5 min reading
Global food prices hit 32-year high, U.N. agency says
World food prices hit a record high in March, the U.N. food agency said on Friday. The Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) food price index, which tracks the most globally traded food commodities, averaged 159.3 points in March 2022, up 17.9 points (12.6 percent) from February, making a giant leap to a new highest level since its inception in 1990.