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Inflation impacting plans for holiday grocery shopping

This year, typical holiday stress is exacerbated by inflationary concerns, with 62% of shoppers reporting their grocery costs have increased year-over-year, according to the Food Industry Association’s U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2022 series focusing on holiday shopping.  When it comes to holiday plans, 45% of shoppers are more concerned about the price of holiday meals than the price of travel or gifts. 

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Grocery price spikes leading to swelling food bank demand, calls for fresh action

Amid a historic demand for food assistance both here and abroad, industry leaders are looking for ac a crisis response plan to emerge from the White House’s Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, new conversations in the upcoming farm bill and solutions for Ukrainian exports. The Arab Spring in 2007 will pale in comparison to the impact the war in Ukraine will have on the global food supply, warns one Newsmaker panelist.
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