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#301885 - 07/11/23 01:57 PM Re: Any shortages where you are? [Re: dougwalkabout]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Originally Posted By: dougwalkabout
There are genuine supply chain issues that affect us all, or remind us of how vulnerable we are to disruptions that actually matter.

Neither taco meat or the hot-sauce-of-the-week qualify.

I have observed that Dairy Queen could not provide a particular item on one occasion, but it does not indicate a widespread shortage. Nevertheless, it highlights that we should anticipate our preferred dining establishments to run out of certain items occasionally. Conversely, when peppers are scarce, it is indeed a shortage.

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#301888 - 07/12/23 04:15 PM Re: Any shortages where you are? [Re: dougwalkabout]
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Originally Posted By: dougwalkabout
There are genuine supply chain issues that affect us all, or remind us of how vulnerable we are to disruptions that actually matter.


I'd say the shortfall in hot sauce should be of interest even to those who do not use hot sauce at all, because it was caused by global warming. In the beginning the impact of such things may be visible only in "specialty" items like Sriracha hot sauce or Georgia peaches (2023 is seeing a 90% reduction because of higher than normal temperature). But one day we will see wide disruption in agriculture and our food staples as farms are forced to relocate further north -- if they can afford such a move & if they can find the land.

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#302131 - 12/09/23 05:29 PM Re: Any shortages where you are? [Re: TeacherRO]
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The French bread from the Walmart bakery seemed smaller the other day.

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#302137 - 12/09/23 11:38 PM Re: Any shortages where you are? [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
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Originally Posted By: Jeanette_Isabelle
The French bread from the Walmart bakery seemed smaller the other day.

Jeanette Isabelle


This is what food companys do in my country when prices go up. They keep the same price of the package but reduce the content.

So for example: yesterday 500g of bread cost 2 euro. Today it also cost 2 euros but now it is only 400g of bread. A lot of people are fooled by this. They only look at the price and not the size of package.

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#302138 - 12/10/23 02:00 AM Re: Any shortages where you are? [Re: Herman30]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Registered: 11/13/06
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Originally Posted By: Herman30
This is what food companys do in my country when prices go up. They keep the same price of the package but reduce the content.

So for example: yesterday 500g of bread cost 2 euro. Today it also cost 2 euros but now it is only 400g of bread. A lot of people are fooled by this. They only look at the price and not the size of package.

We use the term "shrinkflation" in the United States when a product's size is reduced.

Jeanette Isabelle
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