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Climate change, supply chain issues driving up grocery costs

CA, 23 Nov 2021
Historic supply chain snags touch every industry. But shipping delays for fresh fruits and vegetables are particularly problematic - because they’re perishable.

A blueberry shipment from Peru could take up to 25 days to ship due to a shortage of truck drivers, traffic at ports and employees' strikes in Peru - and this is impacting the price and availability of fresh produce on our shelves.

Anne Gaviola has more on the impact on smaller sellers and lower-income families.

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