The rising price of wheat

Wheat prices worldwide have gone up by almost 30 per cent since last year, according to British Retail Consortium.

    Wheat prices around the world have gone up by almost 30 per cent since last year, according to the British Retail Consortium.

    Poor harvests in wheat producing countries like the UK are being blamed. In Britain - the harvest was one of the worst since the 1980's.

    Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from Hampshire.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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