The Breakfast Index

In: Food Global Economy Source: Economist

5 Aug 2010

Commodity prices are on the rise again. The Economist picked a pretty recent base year for this graph of wheat, orange juice, and coffee prices – a longer trend would have shown the big ups and downs of the past few years.


1 Response to The Breakfast Index



August 6th, 2010 at 3:07 am

Jan ’08 was pretty much the height of the economic downturn “fear” wise. Sort of a tough year to pick as your base.

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