Posts Tagged ‘food’

Food Sizing … Again!

I reported this earlier in the post. The Toronto Star has published another item about food package sizing. It continues to go down, and the price stays the same. See the article here. Studies show that consumers are twice as sensitive to price as quantity, meaning you’re more likely to notice your morning coffee went […]

Peanut Butter Pricing About To Go Thru The Roof

Peanut Butter. Who does not remember having peanut butter sandwiches when they were young? Or maybe on toast. My Aunt Mary was living with us for a while and she made my sandwiches for school lunch time. Peanut butter and honey. When I got older it was toast with peanut butter and banana slices. Yum, […]

Food Prices

The press has been telling me that there is a LOT of upward pressure on food prices. In some cases I have noticed the changes. There is one change that I consider insidious. Really ticks me off. Make the product a bit smaller and keep the price the same. One example. I am a big […]

Some Food Facts

Grandpa Richard lost about 4.5 kg (10 pounds) a year ago. A big part of the method used was more fresh vegetables (in salads). About 100 years ago, fibre rich foods, and whole grains, were a bigger part of the common diet in the U.S. and Canada. People did not have high levels of heart […]

guns or food?

In North Korea, the answer seems to be guns. The military gets a hefty budget, but the agriculture sector is hurting badly. Little to no gasoline for equipment. Little to no chemicals needed for fertilizer. More arable land per citizen than most countries in the world, but millions are starving. For more on the politics […]

dating and food

When do those two words (dating, food) become interesting together? Visit this blog and read what a lady wrote in her dating site profile!