Hoboken QotD – Food Prices
5/2/2008 Question of the Day:
Along with rising gas costs, we also have increasing food prices as well.
Has the cost of certain food products changed your life in any way?
- I’m curious about a couple things, why have slices of pizza at local shops gone up ($3/slice, etc.), but not at chains like Domino’s? Did they buy agricultural futures?
- Bonuses for Federal Tax Rebates: Stores like our local ShopRite (as well as Sears) have begun offering incentives for nearby residents to use their Federal Tax rebates or stimulus checks for gift cards, adding an additional 10% to the card.
- Lastly, here’s President Bush talking more about the global food crisis: