Global food inflation, Ukraine war hot up cooking oil prices

Madam Mizrea Abu Nazir started paying $46 for a 16kg tin of vegetable cooking oil from March, up from $26 previously. ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO
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SINGAPORE - Cooking oil prices have increased since the start of the year amid rising food prices globally and because of the war in Ukraine.

Food prices around the world have risen following the Covid-19 pandemic, which started in 2020, supply chain disruptions, and increasing energy prices.

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