— Daniel Lacalle (@dlacalle_IA) June 28, 2021
— Tracy (𝕮𝖍𝖎) (@chigrl) June 27, 2021
Commodity prices over last year…
Natural Gas: +98%
WTI Crude: +81%
Heating Oil: +78%
Brent Crude +76%
— Win Smart, CFA (@WinfieldSmart) June 27, 2021
How much do you spend on food? For some people, it’s not worth thinking about. But for countless others, it’s all-consuming.
World food prices are at their highest level in a decade, according to the U.N. food agency, making basic staples like rice, beans and cooking oil increasingly unaffordable for billions of people.
Compounded by the economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many working families are struggling to stay afloat.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation spoke to five people around the globe – from Costa Rica to India – to hear how they are coping with soaring food prices.