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Grocery storeConsumer trends may indicate more choosing at-home meals over restaurants, according to data from Side Delights – a Newport, California-based onion and potato producer. The findings suggest that global economic and supply chain concerns influence consumers to shift from restaurants to retail – a trend seen in the early COVID-19 months.

The cost of food has increased 10% from a year ago, while gas prices have risen as much as 50%. The report also showed that 61% of producers had elected to forego restaurants and delivery in the past six months. This impact on producers could affect the costs of common restaurant commodities such as dairy and beef.

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