I have many pet peeves I guess, or maybe I just get peeved easily, but one I’ve ranted about for ages, and finally wanted to put down on paper… wait, this isn’t paper, oh well close enough, is the price and illogic of groceries. Specifically chicken. Locally we have two main grocery stores, Sobeys and Atlantic Superstore. I don’t pay much attention to prices per pound of kg of item, i’m more interested in the net price per item.
Where then, is the logic in a raw, whole chicken costing aprroximately 14.00, while one cooked at the store, adding preparation and staff involvement is 9.00? I’m sure they aren’t losing money on the 9 dollar chicken, how much markup in the name of all that is nameable is on the 14 dollar one then?
Price gouging at its finest in my opinion. Perhaps the cell and cable companies are losing their touch and the grocery stores are catching up. With Target coming, and Walmart soon to start selling groceries, I hope it has a positive affect.