Are you seeing significant price hikes at your grocery story?
Yes, It's because of the drought in the mid west, the floods in the north east, and the forest fires as well. The crops have taken a beating this year.
Absolutely! My husband and I just had a conversation over this exact subject. For example our orange juice which use to cost $4.99 is now $6.79. I remember our favorite loaf of bread was $1.29, now it's $2.99. Healthy foods are getting more expensive while processed prepackaged food is getting cheaper.
Also the containers are getting smaller for the same price. For example, you no longer get 16 oz. is now 15 oz., 12 oz. is now 11 oz., and cheese packets that were 8 oz. are now 7 oz.
Oh, yes. It's only going to get worse, too.
The United States can cope with one year of drought in the Plains, which is one of the world's breadbaskets. Two years of it would spell trouble. Three, and there would be starvation in the cities. Let's hope it doesn't come to that.
For now, we all have to find ways to deal with pricey food and shortages. Soybean contracts hit a new high today on the Chicago commodities market. Corn and wheat are right behind. We're in for some hefty costs. Along with punitive prices in fuel, high unemployment, eroding incomes but for those with access to government funding, and exploding financial sector and other institutionalized industry charges, Americans are against the wall. What we should be doing is hanging three quarters of the politicians from the light poles and leaving their bodies there to be picked apart by the crows as a warning to other wannabe tyrants, along with two-thirds of the bureaucrats and half the nonprofit staffers. We aren't yet angry enough to do it, though. Give it some more time.
Yes, the prices are all going up for everything. I will only shop for a weeks worth of groceries at Market Basket because you can still get cheap prices on everything. The most commonly seen price hikes I seen are in cereals, cheese, and deli goods especially. The way we preserve food and the speed we move it at should cause it to go down in price, but due to gas prices for trucking and other factors like the drought its going up in price. We are in a current position that the prices should be half if not more then half what they are.
Yes, we live in an isolated mountain valley and the prices here are already high - but lately they have gone through the roof. It will only get worse.
Yes, prices have gone up tremendously. Fresh fruits and vegetables are horrific. I remember gala apples being 1.29 a pound and now they are 1.99 at my market. Red peppers 4.99 a pound. I am trying to eat better and include more raw veggies and fruits in my diet and am shocked every time I go to check out. I spend $30 on two bags of food. Its awful.
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