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Bacon, Bourbon Will Cost More Next Year

  • Deal News, Tuesday, December 16, 2014 9:42 AM

Bacon, Bourbon and chocolate are among the 14 items that will cost more next year because of droughts, increased demand, and…hipsters? Within the past five years sales of domestic bourbon have increased 36%, thanks in part to its resurgence among younger people. Some distillers are rationing their bottles for the first time since prohibition. A pig-killing virus and higher feed prices are having a bad effect on pork. Avocados will also be in short supply and air travel is heading up in price.

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