It’s the little details.
“The price of pepper in the futures market in India dropped by around Rs1,633 a quintal last week, from a high of Rs16,334, even as pepper prices rose sharply in global market”
“However, inconsistencies in the prices of spices and herbs and high cost of production are primary challenges hampering the growth of this market over the forecast period. North America dominates the world spice and herbs extracts market in terms of dollar share, while Asia Pacific is the largest market in terms of volume.”
TLDR: Grow a herb garden.
High prices in ‘good’ times.
Why does China want Africa’s farms?
Are you watching closely?
If you watch enough agri news, one thing is clear.
Yeah, guess they’d better sell up to the Chinese their only supply of food, before -gasp- they lose money!
https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060175327 Don’t chop down the trees.
It’s all pointing in one direction: too many people, wanting too much spicy junk, dying agriculture, old infrastructure failure.
If you wanted a black swan… what more could you wish for?
Nobody looks at cost of living anymore. But people will spend a lot of money to stay alive.
Last Little Ice Age, what was expensive?