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Due to the egg shortage, local and national restaurants have had to improvise when it comes to providing eggs to their customers. Some have had to limit egg offerings, cut back on breakfast hours, embrace egg substitutes and charge more for egg-based products.
Last week's prices for cheese and wheat moved little, while regular unleaded gas rose five cents.
Last week's prices show a significant rise in the cost of cheese and wheat.
Last week's commodities saw a rise in prices for just about everything, with exceptions for natural gas and Pizza Hut stocks.
The restaurant industry’s biggest show of the year is kicking off Saturday when tens of thousands of restaurant operators and vendors meet in Chicago for the NRA event.
As we inch closer to the upcoming Memorial holiday, gas continues to rise, but the week saw few changes in cheese and wheat.
While gas prices continued to rise, cheese remained steady last week and wheat saw a significant drop.
Gas prices spiked 15 cents per gallon, but are still lower than this time last year, as are wheat prices.
The cheese stands alone this week, with prices remaining relatively stable for the past three weeks, while wheat is down nearly $0.20.
While cheese and wheat prices hardly moved last week, Domino's and Papa John's both reached new 52-week highs on the same day.
Gas prices may be up, but cheese costs have stayed the same for two weeks and things are looking relatively good for pizza stocks this past week.
Last week saw a rise in most prices, including stocks, with natural gas as the exception.
Commodity prices continue to fall, while Pizza Hut shares race above competitors.
Gas prices have fallen even further and are down more than $1 from a year ago.
Look into markets that sell seconds or items that are discounted because of overruns.
Gas prices have fallen 50 cents in the past month and are more than $1 lower than they were this time last year.
Fuel experiences its longest streak of declining prices on record, according to AAA.
The average cost of fuel is nearly 70 cents lower per gallon than it was last year at this time, and has dropped below the $2 mark in 13 states.
On top of record-high commodities prices, labor inflation, technology costs and health care/menu labeling logistics, there is also intensified competition in foodservice.
Gas prices drop another dime in a week.