Increased Ice Cream Prices? Say It A’int So!

4 Apr

Let’s hope the ice cream man takes Visa.

Huffington Post reports today that this summer may lead to high temperatures and even higher prices for ice cream. According to the article, a shortage of vanilla pods this year has led to a “surge in vanilla prices.” In two months, the price of vanilla went from $25 / kilo to $40 / kilo. Not exactly sweet news for manufacturers. . .

Or consumers. As a result of the price change, Huffington Post predicts that ice cream prices will increase by 10 percent. This is sure to lead to less visits to Dairy Queen, and more stories from dad about him buying a cone for a nickel.

How much are you willing to spend on ice cream, and will this price increase mean the end of your summer treat? Talk about it in the comment section!

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2 Responses to “Increased Ice Cream Prices? Say It A’int So!”

  1. nightdispatcher April 4, 2012 at 5:42 pm #

    Candy bars were a nickle also. But minimum wage was 50 cents an hour and I got 25 cents a week allowance.

    Don’t sweat it, When you are at home I will treat at DQ as often as you like.

    Dad

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