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It might be time to bring home — or stockpile — the bacon, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times. A global pork-product shortage is expected in 2013 because drought conditions took a major toll on corn and … Continue reading
Last week, I posted about things that will drop in price in 2012. Now, it’s time to discuss the ugly flipside: things that are expected to go up in price in 2012. CNN.com has compiled a list:
First, bacon lovers were hit with skyrocketing prices for their favorite breakfast accompaniment, now lunchtime is taking a hit with a report from the Kansas City Star that a peanut shortage will cause peanut butter prices to skyrocket. The article … Continue reading
Pumpkin pie. Pumpkin rolls, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin lattes. Where has all the orange goodness of fall gone? As a self-proclaimed foodie, I’m in constant search of the next great recipe — especially pumpkin. But to … Continue reading
Earlier this year, I wrote about the soaring price of pork products, especially bacon, which reached record high prices in July – more than $4.40 per pound. Customers and restaurateurs alike complained that it was costing more than ever to … Continue reading
Has anyone else been paying close attention to the price of milk lately? I’m not sure why, but it’s the one price I always notice changes in when I go grocery shopping. I buy the same quart of milk every … Continue reading
I don’t mean that I’m literally getting fatter over here, but I thought some of the information in this TreeHugger series is really interesting. First the blog includes this map showing the obesity percentages in each state.