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#137 - September 26, 2016

How Food is Priced

Potatoes and fresh or frozen fish cost Canadians 10 % more this summer compared with last summer. Apples cost 16 % more than they did last year. What caused these higher food prices? Inflation? Extreme weather somewhere across the ocean? Or are “invisible strings” being pulled in our food system?

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Richard Barichello | Professor of Food and Resource Economics at the University of British Columbia | landfood.ubc.ca | @ubcMFRE


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