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La Nina May Disrupt Global Food Supply, Send Prices Higher

  • Palm, soy, sugar and coffee output could be affected
  • Food prices hit a record during the last significant La Nina
A worker loads oranges onto a truck at a farm in the town of Matlapa, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Photographer: Mauricio Palos/Bloomberg
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The La Nina weather system could roil global food production, sending prices higher, as potential droughts and floods bring upheaval to a suite of key agricultural commodities from Southeast Asia to South America.