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Food costs go up 7 percent

Issue No. 2261

Food price inflation in Britain has hit its highest rate for nearly three years.

It has leapt to a massive 6.9 percent—the highest rate since October 2008.

The jump has been caused by higher grain prices, fuelled by speculation on the grain markets.

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Tue 19 Jul 2011, 17:25 BST
Issue No. 2261
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