As costs rise, majority of Canadians are changing their food-buying habits, survey finds

As costs rise, majority of Canadians are changing their food-buying habits, survey finds

Four in five Canadians have changed their household menus to adapt to rising food prices, a new national survey has found. According to the Angus Reid Institute, 46 per cent of Canadian consumers are switching to cheaper brands at the grocery store, one-third are cutting back on meat, and one in five are buying less … Read more

Edmonton festivals ‘feeling the crunch’ of rising costs, work to break even in 2022 – Edmonton

Edmonton festivals ‘feeling the crunch’ of rising costs, work to break even in 2022 – Edmonton

The festival city is feeling the impacts of inflation, as many Edmonton event-organizers work to balance entertainment with affordability. Grindstone Comedy Festival wrapped up in early July and programming manager Jocelyn Anselmo said inflation caused pretty much every expense to increase. “It was quite the hit looking at the budget this year and seeing what … Read more

Soaring food inflation has 72% of families with kids worried: Ipsos poll – National

Soaring food inflation has 72% of families with kids worried: Ipsos poll – National

The vast majority of Canadian households, especially those with children, are worried about feeding their families amid decades-high inflation, according to a new survey. Polling from Ipsos conducted exclusively for Global News earlier this month shows that 72 per cent of families with children are worried about putting food on the table after inflation hit … Read more

As grocery bills soar, are meal kits worth it? Expert advice to trim food spending – National

As grocery bills soar, are meal kits worth it? Expert advice to trim food spending – National

Surging prices on food are pushing many Canadians to have a closer look at their grocery bills, with some reconsidering whether the sticker price of meal kits are worth the time saved in the kitchen. For our Sticker Shock series on beating inflation in your household, Global News spoke to experts this week about when … Read more