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I found an 8+ year old grocery store recipt on the weekend. Wow...
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 23281770:MV8yMDE3NTIzXzMzOTEyODQ0Xzk0NkY3NjJC] I read on a thread some time back about the number of people on EBT may also be rising the prices of food because it is "guaranteed money" in some form and is giving a "bumper" for some producers/manufactures/distributors etc. But price HAS gone UP, package and quantity HAS gone DOWN and quality HAS slipped. 16 or 12 oz. is now 10 or 8 oz. Condensed is now mixed or watered down. Grade A or Choice beef really isn't...steak is not marbled right and chicken and pork have to bathe in fat to be juicy and tender anymore. Veggies and fruits are tough chewy bitter imported things from foreign lands. [/quote]
1st thing I noticed, my wife and I have hardly changed anything about our buying and eating habits.
The 2nd thing I noticed was the crazy incrases we have had in prices.
1 can Campbells Vegetable soup was listed as $0.89
We now pay $2.19 for the same can.
Fresh Haddock Fillets were $3.99lb. Now $7.99lb.
4 litres of Skim Milk was $4.59...now $7.59.
1 loaf of whole wheat bread was $.99...now $2.99.
Fresh Green Pepper was $1.99lb...now $3.99lb.
Canned tomato juice was $0.99 a can...now $2.29 a can.
Obviously there was waaaaay more on the recipt, but I just can't believe the inflation. I'm sure many people have had to stop buying items the are used to buying, and change their life styles a great deal. I have not gotten to that point yet, but I'm feeling the pinch. It sucks.
Changes are needed.
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