World food prices rose 1.9% in January to record their largest gain in 11 months, according to...

|By:, SA News Editor

World food prices rose 1.9% in January to record their largest gain in 11 months, according to the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization main gauge. Prices of all the commodity groups that make up the FAO's index registered gains, with oils, cereals, and sugar making the largest jump.