Walmart CEO talks of upcoming food prices

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Boyd, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    UGH!

    Might just stock up on rice, beans and all the canned goods to last us a while.
     
  2. GhostRider65

    GhostRider65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My big white butt!!!!!!!!! arggg they make me crazy
    Last time the grocery prices went up because of gas they said. Well they never dropped back when gas went down, so now they are gonna add more onto more to line there pockets on us as usual......................makes me so darn mad!!!!!!!!!!!! Kim
     
  3. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    Time to help my dad plow the garden.
     
  5. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is great advice. My DW sometimes complains when I come home with another 100# of rice for $24.00 or when I put another clutch of eggs in the incubator but it is all about preparation. Those extra 20 cand of food drom the store when they are on sale will also be quite helpful. That rice may someday turn into somewhat expensive chicken food but at least it will never go to waste.
     
  6. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

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    This is great advice. My DW sometimes complains when I come home with another 100# of rice for $24.00 or when I put another clutch of eggs in the incubator but it is all about preparation. Those extra 20 cand of food drom the store when they are on sale will also be quite helpful. That rice may someday turn into somewhat expensive chicken food but at least it will never go to waste.

    and if properly packaged, it can last 30 years safely.

    The price hikes I were looking at are 20% across the board to start..
     
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    This isn't something new. These inflationary pressure have been in the system for years. The retailers just can't hold back raising their prices any more. The combination of inflated currency, higher gas prices, natural disasters effecting food production, etc... we are screwed.
     
  8. GarlicEater

    GarlicEater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad we're at least partially self-sufficient here, and preparing for a future where we'll be a lot more self-sufficient.
     
  9. EweSheep

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    This is great advice. My DW sometimes complains when I come home with another 100# of rice for $24.00 or when I put another clutch of eggs in the incubator but it is all about preparation. Those extra 20 cand of food drom the store when they are on sale will also be quite helpful. That rice may someday turn into somewhat expensive chicken food but at least it will never go to waste.

    and if properly packaged, it can last 30 years safely.

    The price hikes I were looking at are 20% across the board to start..

    By putting dried beans and rice in the freezer?
     

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