Article Date 23/11/2021

U.S. inflation is coming for Thanksgiving dinner

Source Globe and Mail

The inflation that is reshaping both the American economy and American politics is coming home for the holidays.

The aisles at the Hannaford supermarket here are jammed with shoppers, but as they fill their grocery baskets for the country's favourite holiday they also are filled with fear. The Thanksgiving turkey costs US$4.60 more than last year, the cranberries are up by more than a quarter, the sweet potatoes by more than a dime, and the peas by more than a nickel, according to grim figures assembled by the American Farm Bureau.

Read the full article