Food Commodity Price Increases Raising Costs Of Retail Foods

Connie's Pizza being prepared (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CHICAGO – MARCH 06: Deep dish pizzas are prepared at Connie’s Pizza on March 6, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. The cost of flour, a key ingredient in making pizza dough, has more than doubled in the past year because of high wheat prices caused by strong worldwide demand and increased price speculation. Connie’s Pizza makes between 10 to 20 thousand pizzas each week. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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