WHY ARE FOOD BRINGING MORE MONEY?
In general, everything on your Thanksgiving menu will be more expensive.
The higher prices are due to a combination of factors like inflation, supply chain problems, labor shortages and bad weather – just a few of them.
“I have never seen anything like it and I’ve been in the sweet potato business for 38 or 39 years,” says Norman Brown, sweet potato sales manager for a farm in North Carolina. New York Times.
He added: “I don’t know what the answer is, but in the end it’s all going to be in the hands of the consumer.”
The higher turkey prices could be attributed to the price of commercial turkey corn, economists say.
In some places, nationwide corn prices more than doubled between July 2020 and July 2021.
Meanwhile, dinner rolls are more expensive due to increased ingredients.
And canned cranberries are more expensive as domestic steel mills are still catching up with output delayed by the pandemic.
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