Stealth Inflation

Stealth Inflation

Stealth Inflation: Honey, They Shrunk Your Lunch


Heinz 57 Sauce

Wholesale tomato prices have more than tripled in the past few years, and the USDA predicts another 10 percent increase this year. Heinz recently raised its prices on ketchup and other condiments, while Heinz 57 sauce became four ounces smaller with no change in price. A Heinz spokesperson did not respond to a TFT request for comment.


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