Global lockdowns have created supply problems for Belgian French fries and French cheese because households cannot make up for decreased commercial demand.
When we lose close to 40 percent of our pork processing capacity, the pork supply chain breaks in a direction that you might not expect.
Whereas toilet paper shortages have been in the news, the headlines could also have included surging egg demand, especially in Israel.
Whether looking at an xkcd cartoon, data from retail discounter Aldi, or Nielsen’s statistics, we see evidence of our pasta demand in our pandemic pantries.
Shown by Nigeria’s chicken shortage, a country’s oil wealth can become a resource curse when it prevents an economy from diversifying.
Because of bad weather in parts of Canada and the major U.S. growing states, we could have a potato shortage that creates a French fry crunch.
Like iPhones and iPads, Cosmic Crisp apples were developed and tested and patented by scientists during many years of research.
Lower turkey prices just before Thanksgiving are an economic mystery because a spike in demand is supposed to make products more expensive.