Food Prices

6.7% food and drinks price rise ‘very sobering’ – FDF

6.7% food and drinks price rise ‘very sobering’ – FDF

The 6.7% rise in the price of food and non-alcoholic drink in the UK has been described as “very sobering”...

May 18, 2022

European food manufacturers to increase grocery prices as input costs rise

European food manufacturers to increase grocery prices as input costs rise

A record number of European food manufacturers are looking to raise grocery sales prices in the months ahead in response...

May 13, 2022

Food prices still close to record levels despite price index drop

Food prices still close to record levels despite price index drop

World food commodity prices eased in April, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). It...

May 6, 2022

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

World leading food systems experts are today (Friday, May 6) warning “underlying rigidities, weaknesses and flaws in global food systems”...

May 6, 2022

Food inflation levels to start climbing – Ulster Bank

Food inflation levels to start climbing – Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank chief economist, Richard Ramsey, believes that food inflation will become a major factor within Northern Ireland’s economy during...

April 11, 2022

Grocery inflation soaring as prices increase and sales fall

Grocery inflation soaring as prices increase and sales fall

Grocery inflation in Ireland is the highest it has been since October 2013 at 3.7%, according to new statistics released...

April 4, 2022

FAO: Ukraine crisis could lead to malnutrition and higher food prices

FAO: Ukraine crisis could lead to malnutrition and higher food prices

The global number of undernourished people could increase by between eight and 13 million as a result of Russia’s invasion...

March 11, 2022

Kantar reports change in consumer behaviour amid 2.4% inflation level

Kantar reports change in consumer behaviour amid 2.4% inflation level

Grocery price inflation has reached 2.4% marking the seventh month of rising food prices in February, according to new data...

March 7, 2022

UN Food Price Index hit record high in February

UN Food Price Index hit record high in February

The global benchmark for food prices hit a record high in February, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of...

March 7, 2022

Further calls on government to end below-cost selling of food

Further calls on government to end below-cost selling of food

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has urged the government to take legislative action to prevent below-cost selling of food. IFA...

March 4, 2022

‘Irish farmers face a dilemma’ due to input cost crisis – TD

‘Irish farmers face a dilemma’ due to input cost crisis – TD

Independent TD for Clare, Deputy Michael McNamara has called for urgent government intervention on the cost of fertiliser to avoid...

March 3, 2022

Ukraine crisis threatening global food security – CEJA

Ukraine crisis threatening global food security – CEJA

With the peace and stability of the European continent at stake, and the physical and mental integrity of neighbouring communities...

February 25, 2022

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

UN Food Price Index: Quotations for oils, meat and dairy rise

The gauge for world food prices went up in January, largely catalysed by supply-side constraints for vegetable oils, the Food...

February 3, 2022

World food prices increased by 28% last year

World food prices increased by 28% last year

World food prices rose by 28% in 2021 compared to the previous year, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation...

January 6, 2022

Fertiliser prices impact farmers and consumers – McGuinness

Fertiliser prices impact farmers and consumers – McGuinness

The sharp increase in the price of fertiliser will have an impact on both farmers and consumers this year, according...

January 5, 2022

Grocery figures: Christmas dinner 4.3% more expensive this year

Grocery figures: Christmas dinner 4.3% more expensive this year

Latest figures on the Irish grocery market share for the three-month period ending November 28, 2021 published by insights and...

December 13, 2021

Minister signs new EU rules on food pricing transparency into law

Minister signs new EU rules on food pricing transparency into law

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has today (Friday, September 3) signed EU rules on food pricing...

September 3, 2021

Food prices in Ireland are 11.5% higher than EU average

Food prices in Ireland are 11.5% higher than EU average

Food prices in Ireland are 11.5% higher than the EU average, according to new figures from Eurostat. Ireland is the...

June 24, 2021