TITLE

Hurricane price increases haven't materialized

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Food Processing (00156523);Nov2005, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effect of Hurricane Katrina on consumer package goods (CPG) prices in the U.S. While there was much speculation that the hurricane would drive up CPG prices, a study by Information Resources Inc. in Chicago, Illinois found that prices actually declined in the month after the incident. Katrina did drive up fuel costs but the industry has not passed on increased fuel costs to consumers.
ACCESSION #
19237565

 

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