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  • Peanut prices respond to demand and supply

    Peanut Butter Economics

    Oct 20, 12 • 198 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic History, International Trade and Finance, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Last year, we had a peanut shortage. As a result, Skippy raised its prices and Smucker’s removed its reduced-fat creamy peanut butter spread from supermarket shelves. But now, supply has responded. Predicting a record year, the USDA says the peanut