Rome — World food prices rose strongly in November, lifted by big jumps in prices of meat and vegetable oils, the UN’s food agency said on Thursday.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar hit a 26-month high in November, averaging 177.2 points, up 2.7% on the previous month and up more than 9.5% year-on-year...

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