By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Sun
Breakfast is getting more expensive.
A lot more expensive.
And if you’re looking for reason, think about bacon donuts, maple bacon ice cream and, of course, the popular Sonoran hot dog.
All that is leading to more demand, with the result being higher prices.
In the last year, the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation reports that the average price being charged at grocery stores has shot up $2.34 a pound. And most of that has been in the last quarter.
The “why” behind that is a bit more confusing.