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Is this the end of cheap food?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Inky_Wretch, Jan 22, 2008.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    UK newspaper reports on rising food prices and how some analysts think they'll continue to rise thanks to oil costs, drought, converting crops to ethanol and the rise of China and India ...

    http://observer.guardian.co.uk/focus/story/0,,2243786,00.html
     
  2. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    He lost me at £.
     
  3. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    The Economist did a cover story on this before Christmas.
     
  4. PHINJ

    PHINJ Active Member

    Yes. Wheat prices are out of control.

    We're in for big trouble.
     
  5. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    And it said ...?
     
  6. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Oh, pretty much the same thing although it was about 10,000 words. Some heavy reading in that mag.
     
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Amazingly, buying things for cheap at Wal-Mart hasn't helped anyone!
     
  8. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    What's that now? ;)
     
  9. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member


    How will this effect the price of Ramen Noodles?
     
  10. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I might go to Wal-Mart today. And I'll be thinking about every one of you guys while I save me some scratch.
     
  11. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    You'll need it, especially if you have to keep paying to get laid.
     
  12. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    You pay for a hooker once or six times in college, and you never hear the end of it. ...
     
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