Stories tagged: food prices
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
We’re about to suffer a worldwide olive oil shortage
It might be the saddest quote you read today: “Olive oil is becoming a luxury.” That comes courtesy of Italian chef Francesco Mazzei, who runs the Italian restaurant Sartoria in …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Onion storage buildings collapse, raising onion prices
Heavy snow has caused dozens of onion storage sheds in eastern Oregon and Idaho to collapse, resulting in as much as $100 million in damage.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
Food prices are falling. Why aren’t restaurant bills lower too?
Food prices are falling, so why isn’t the price of your favorite restaurant meal?
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 4 a.m.
Lower food prices seen at the store, but eating out not cheaper
Shoppers are finding some real bargains in the food aisles these days thanks to abundant harvests and cheap energy. Prices on many commodities, from poultry and beef to coffee and …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
Food prices are falling. How are shoppers benefiting?
Food prices are falling, but how is that translating to your grocery bill?
Wed., Oct. 12, 2011, 9:56 a.m.
Bigger corn surplus could slow food inflation
Food prices could rise more slowly next year because farmers have a bigger surplus of corn on hand than previously thought.
Sun., April 10, 2011
Consumers in area struggle as food prices rise
Donna Sampson was up in the middle of the night earlier this month checking online to see if her Social Security payment had been deposited in her bank account. Without …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2009
As food prices rise, agriculture investment falls
NAIROBI, Kenya – Parents in some of Africa’s poorest countries are cutting back on school, clothes and basic medical care just to give their children a meal once a day, …
Wed., Sept. 9, 2009
Grocery prices down in 2009
Grocery shoppers are finally seeing some reprieve from last year’s steep price increases. Food prices are dropping on some key items as retailers slash prices to better compete and food …
Wed., June 18, 2008
Costs squeeze Meals on Wheels
People working in the region’s meal-delivery programs are seeing an inflationary double-whammy – on the meals and on the wheels. Regional Meals on Wheels programs, which deliver food to the …
Thu., Sept. 12, 1996
High Milk Prices Likely To Continue
Milk shortages that have pushed supermarket prices past $3 a gallon will continue through next year, the Agriculture Department said Wednesday. Although dairy farmers who have weathered high feed costs …