Why You Will Pay More for Bread, Pasta

Bakery owner Pam Weeks counts every pinch of flour and watches every penny. "It's just unbelievable how much the price of flour went up overnight — literally," said Weeks, who runs Levain Bakery in New York City. Just a few weeks ago, 50-pound bags of flour cost about $15. Today, they're $40. "You try to figure out ways to cope, but it's to the point now where we are going to have no choice. We're going to have to raise prices," she said. Blame it on the price of wheat. Demand for...Full Story
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