Other than your paycheck, the local grocery store may be the finest example of global economic forces at work. Statistically, if you're among the world's wealthy, rising food prices are of no concern to you. But the same stats show that you're likely not in this elite group. Instead, there's a strong chance that you're in the large group that spends 15% of their income on food, and even the smallest rise in food prices can severely impact your family budget. (For more, see A Map To Grocery Store Savings.)
Have you ever wondered what causes food prices to fluctuate? Like most questions involving global economics, there is no easy answer, but here are the five main factors affecting your grocery bill.
"Ironically, that's the same amount it would cost to clean up Nancy's disease infested shithole San Francisco district. I guess as long as she can't see it from behind the wall at her house it's not a problem."
"Its all a fraud hidden in plain sight. I prefer anarchy. I was nothing to do with the UNITED STATES CORP. Until the 'Law of The Land' is acknowledged and common law is the law nothing is good for living breathing blood flowing MAN…"