What’s the deal with food prices?

I can’t be the only one who has noticed certain items on my grocery bill becoming more expensive since COVID-19 safety measures have been put in place.

At the beginning I chalked it up to having two young adult children at home 24/7 – but as I continue to keep a close eye on the totals, I’m not sure this is only culprit.

According to a new report from Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph, the average Canadian family is set to spend a lot more at the grocery store. Each year, Canada’s Food Price Report predicts changes in the major food categories and outlines the factors, both expected and unforeseen, that influence the cost to the consumer.

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