Higher Food Prices and Shrinking Food Packages
Pasta, sugar and paper towels are arriving on store shelves in smaller packages. As the price of raw materials increases, producers are saving money by shrinking sizes. Passing higher commodity costs on to consumers and other marketing trends.
economics reporter, New York Times
chief economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation
vice president, the Grocery Manufacturers Association
managing editor of consumerist.com
associate professor of marketing at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland