Stories tagged with: Peanut Butter

November 29, 2011 - 5:51pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

One of the most requested items at food pantries is quickly disappearing off the shelves.

A nationwide shortage has caused the price of peanut butter to increase by 20% to 40% over the past few months.  Executive Director of Christ's Table Keely Warden said the organization was able to purchase a case of peanut butter from the Mid-Ohio Foodbank for about a dollar in July, but recently the cost has jumped to over $10.

"It's a staple to us," said Warden. ...

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