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Higher food costs lift US producer prices

US consumers spent less than expected over the festive season US producer prices rose 0.2% in December compared with November, led by an increase in the cost of food products, the Labor Department said. The seasonally adjusted increase in the price of goods leaving US factories was a slowdown on November’s 1.8% rise. For 2008 … Continue reading

New grocery opens in Logan Square

By Susan Taylor, Special to the Tribune It took five years for the member-owners of the Dill Pickle Food Co-op to realize their dream, but Logan Square now has a wonderful neighborhood grocery. The mandate of the cooperative venture is to make collective decisions based on the best food available, rather than the bottom line. … Continue reading

Potatoes And Tomatoes: Born Enemies

Potatoes And Tomatoes: Born Enemies Don’t you love it when potatoes are depicted as mallet wielding murderers? Oh you’ve never seen that? Don’t worry. We hadn’t either until we saw…

– Keep the doctor away with this cool apple calendar

Check out this cool AOK Apple Calendar which keeps you on top of the days as well as on your health. As you eat one apple a day, the row moves down to review the day of the month. The day reminds you to eat an apple—and vice versa. More cool design products. Permalink | … Continue reading

Chicago produce leader Bob Strube Sr. dies | The Packer

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In the News 1/4/2010: “Grossery” stores– Kyra Kyles @ The Red Eye takes them on

Grocery or “Grossery”: Chicago Food Shopping Stumbles I gave my own Jewel plenty of chances, but got sick of: offenses including: (1) Withered produce (2) Rude workers (Once, I asked a gentleman where something was and he pointed up in the sky.  And no, this isn’t one of those two-story Jewels. (3) Long lines (They … Continue reading

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