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mgrace

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have any of you noticed that as gas prices have increased so have the prices of groceries? I swear I think I pay $20-$25 per week more in groceries at this time this year than the same groceries last year and I typically but just about the same things every week. What is up with that?
 

Vicky

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Yes I have...I asked a Dear friend of mine who owns the market
where I shop and He told me that because of fuel prices they are charged more and then He has to charge more. He said what sucks is that he isn't making 1 penny more!:confused:
 
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Kotsy

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I find I'm spending more than $50-$100 extra lately.

Also with all the odd weather in the USA, crops are affected so it reflects on the food prices.
 

Seaman63

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Same here in Germany....food prices raised about 30-50% within one year! Not sure about what to eat next year if this continoues...
 

Marina

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Yeah while many other things are easier to afford these times the food prizes did raise, exactly that what everyone really needs.

Just yesterday I seen a very good Docu in the year 1960 people had to work about 100 days to by a Washer now in 2008 about 9 days.
But oh well things like a washer or a vacuum wont keep people alive.

The other thing why food prizes raise is they making alternative gas, BIO ,
Many many people in India cannot afford rice or bread anymore.

Where will this all end?!
 

Ellis

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Wtf its not normal anymore... Like bread,.
I mean bread has to be good and its for your health.
Mark and i eat it a lot,. But you pay alot for a simple bread
When we are going to the store togheter.. He trows everything in the chart...
He dont look, and i always get so mad. I tell him, read the prices a bit...
He doesnt care about it, cuz i pay the shoppings..... Men! Pfffffffffffff


 

Dmoney644

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Well. I Always Say, It Could Be Worse. I Remember Back When I Was A Young Kid, And the Soviet Union{Or Russia} Was Still Whatever.
{Ok I Don't Remember That Much :D} But I Remember Them Saying That In Russia, A Loaf Of Bread Would Cost Like $50 To Buy.

It Was something Crazy Like That. I Think Its Cheaper Anymore To Go Out To Eat Sometimes Then To Cook At Home.
For Me To Fix A Family Of 4 Fajita's And Taco's. It Costs Me Like $30 Buy The Time I Cook It.
I Can Go To A Local Mexican Restaurant, And Spend $30, And Not Have To Prepare It, Cook It, Or Clean Up After It.

But The Best Part Is, I Get To Eat My Food While Its Still Hot, Because At Home It Takes Me Forever To Fix Everyone's Plates, Then Fix Mine!
 

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