Florida soup kitchen donates Thanksgiving meals to families in need

THE NEXT BIG TRAVEL DAY AND THANKSGIVING IS ABOUT BEING THANKFUL FOR THE THINGS YOU HAVE AND GIVING BACK. AND ONE SOUP KITCHEN AND BOYNTON BEACH IS DOING JUST THAT FOR PEOPLE HIT ESPECIALLY HARD BY THE INFLATION ARE JUST COMMON AREAS HERE’S HOW THE SOUP KITCHEN IS MAKING SURE EVERYONE HAS FOOD THIS HOLIDAY … Read more

Retailers rationalize SKUs, rethink product mix and ecommerce approach as food inflation remains stubbornly high

Earlier this month, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed​ food prices continue to climb, outpacing the overall Consumer Price Index, to reach a staggering high of 12.4% compared to last October. While the upward momentum may be slowing, it likely won’t stop any time soon based on the most recent Producer Price Index​, which … Read more

Ukraine war, tensions with China loom over big Bali summit

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — A showdown between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin isn’t happening, but the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and growing tensions between China and the West will be at the fore when leaders of the world’s biggest economies gather in tropical Bali this week. The Group of 20 members … Read more

Food prices keep rising. Food-company execs are betting Americans will keep paying.

Even as rampant inflation in food prices leaches away consumer spending power and disproportionately affects lower-income consumers, food-company executives and Wall Street analysts believe that Americans will continue to buy their favorite foods. Across the industry — from snack maker Mondelez International Inc. MDLZ, +1.97% to coffee chain Starbucks Corp. SBUX, +8.48% to candy company … Read more

Turkey hit by severe drug shortages

“Do we have any news about the medicines ordered for our patient from Yalova (city in the Marmara region of Turkey, editor’s note) ? The pharmacist couldn’t find any…? Understood… ” Annoyed, Dr. Emre Kaya hangs up the phone. Oncologist in a renowned private clinic in Istanbul, the practitioner struggles to secure the care pathways … Read more

“We can’t do it anymore!” In Israel, the middle class weakened by inflation

AFP, published on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 04:44 Head uncovered, tattoos on her wrists and a short t-shirt, Talia clashes in a supermarket frequented by ultra-Orthodox Jews. In the face of rampant inflation, this Israeli was forced to go to discount grocery stores for large families. “I have no choice but to come here. … Read more

Inflation: why the price of ground beef is soaring now

“Farewell, calf, cow, pig, brood”… Will the French take over Jean de La Fontaine’s maxim on their own and on their plates, and particularly for minced steak? Consumption of this flagship freezer product fell by 13.9% over one year, according to the Kantar Institute. If a certain ecological conscience contributes to the inflection of the … Read more

Diana Clement: Can frozen vegetables save us from inflation?

All I am saying is give peas a chance. Photo / 123RF When was the last time you really looked at the frozen vegetables section? New Zealand’s wallets are under pressure from inflation. It’s time, say many, to embrace frozen veg as a cheap way to cut costs and eat better. But what if you … Read more

As the dollar soars, it spreads bread globally | Business and Economy News

The cost of living in Cairo has soared so much that security guard Mustafa Gamal had to send his wife and year-old daughter to live with his parents in a village 70 miles (112km) south of the Egyptian capital to save money. Gamal, 28, stayed behind, working two jobs, sharing an apartment with other young … Read more

These groceries could disappear from shelves

Chief National Consumer Correspondent Rossen Reports: These groceries could disappear from shelves Updated: 2:12 PM CDT Oct 18, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript ah yeah, look, we’ve been blaming everything on inflation right? And don’t get me wrong, inflation deserves it. But we all expect those prices to come down when inflation finally comes down, … Read more