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Posts Tagged ‘Cost of Food’

Fast Food Providers Beat Inflation - Add Wood Pulp To Burgers

Entrance of wood pulp – a non-absorbable fiber into fast food ingredients has been stealthy, yet found in buns, cheeses, sauces, cakes, shakes, fries, onion rings, smoothies – basically everything. Why are companies inserting it into food items? Cost effectiveness of this filler, to mask inflation & earn more profits most likely.

Why Are Food Prices so High? Because We're Eating Oil

Regardless of what we eat, we’re actually eating oil. Not directly, of course, but indirectly, as the global production of tradable foods relies on mechanized farming, fertilizers derived from fossil fuel feedstocks, transport of the harvest to processing plants and from there, to final customers.

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