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Retail Food Prices Less Volatile Than Farm and Wholesale Prices

Gianna Short and Patrick Canning

Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2020, vol. May 2020

Abstract: Multiple factors are at play as to why swings in farm commodity prices have less impact on food prices as food gets closer to the dinner table. Particularly for highly processed food products and restaurant offerings, farm commodity prices are a small piece of retail food prices.

Keywords: Demand; and; Price; Analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.303689

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