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FAO Food Price Index higher in June

Butter prices increase 14% from last month to an all-time high.

Dairy, meat and wheat prices sent global food commodity prices higher in June, according to the U.N. Food & Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) “Food Price Index,” a monthly trade-weighted index tracking international market prices of five major food commodity groups. The index averaged 175.2 points in June 2017, a 1.4% increase from May and a 7.0% increase from last year.

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