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Have the prices of any foods in your local supermarkets skyrocketed recently?


Which prices have increased dramatically and do you still purchase those items?

 

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    Patty Inglish (Patty Inglish, MS) 3 years ago

    Exactly right! Our teacher taught us about this in the 1960s, telling us that a candy bar used to extend to the end of the wrapper, but now had room at both ends. I didn't notice other changes until the 1980s and as you say, all became smaller!

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    Patty Inglish (Patty Inglish, MS) 3 years ago

    And Sears, etc. are eliminating catalogues, so we will only have tree leaves. lol


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    Patty Inglish (Patty Inglish, MS) 3 years ago

    There seems to be no reason for some of these price increases!


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    Patty Inglish (Patty Inglish, MS) 3 years ago

    That is scary, indeed. I also find that coupons available in my area require me to purchase 2 to 5 of a single item in order to receive only 35 cents to 50 cents discount. Stores used to have marked-down items on a dedicated rack, also disappearing.

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    Patty Inglish (Patty Inglish, MS) 3 years ago

    That's quite a high increase and I bet shoppers are cutting back, but some people must be suffering lack of food. I do not know how USA has a Velveeta shortage AND tons of "govt cheese" commodities in warehouses. Ohio - 6 years of corn warehoused.

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    Patty Inglish (Patty Inglish, MS) 3 years ago

    OMG! I heard that prices are going up again in January as well, especially beef - because of a drought (?)


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