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Australian floods to drive up food prices

Australian floods to drive up food prices

Updated 30 January 2013, 9:57 AEST

Every Australian will be paying the price for the flood damage in Queensland - with fruit and vegetable prices tipped to rise sharply.

The state generates about a third of the nation's staple food crops, and a lot of this year's harvest is underwater.

Presenter: James Bennett

Speaker: John Roach, executive director of the Australian Chamber of Fruit and Vegetable Industries

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