Food Prices

Recent Articles

No More Bananas? Fungus Threatens to Wipe Out World Supply

The $8.9 billion global bananas trade is facing a serious threat from a fungus that has killed crops across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. More 

UN Warns of Higher Banana Prices, Potential Shortage

A United Nations' agency says that the spread of a disease around the world is threatening global banana supplies and could send banana prices higher. More 

Sorry, Meat Lovers! Beef Prices Hit Record High

Beef prices are hitting record highs after a harsh winter reduced cattle herds that were already thinned by a lingering drought in the Midwest. More 

Why Grocery Store Beef Prices Are on the Rise

Experts say beef prices in the U.S. will rise sharply this year due to a steep drop in cattle herds due to bad weather. More 

Get Ready for Higher Beef Prices

Beef prices will rise due to disruptions from the cold weather recent experienced across the Midwest. More 

Good News: Thanksgiving Dinner Won’t Gobble Up Your Paycheck

The annual index tracking prices for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner menu shows that costs have remained relatively stable year-over-year. More 

Cheap Lobster Means Cheap Lobster Rolls, Right? Hardly

Lobster prices are low, but lobster rolls remain expensive. For consumers, that's just par for the course. More