(AP) — In this photo taken Wednesday, March 16, 2011, workers load turnips at a wholesale market in Beijing, China.
The starkly contrasting fortunes of two Chinese families, one affluent and one low income, offer a glimpse into how soaring food prices are playing out in the developing world. Rising affluence has taxed the ability of farmers to meet growing demand while the rural labor pool dwindles. The result: Rising food prices hit those on fixed or stagnant incomes hardest. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)