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How is the cost of food changing the way you eat?

Food is going to get more expensive next year, according to Canada's Food Price Report 2019.
An annual report estimates the average Canadian family will pay about $400 more for groceries and roughly $150 more for dining out next year. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

Food security

Get ready to pay hundreds of dollars more for groceries next year.

Canada's annual Food Price Report came out this week, and it's predicting the cost of eating is set to climb in 2019.

This is especially unwelcome news if you hanker leafy greens or a bunch of broccoli — vegetables will see the biggest price hike.

As food banks brace for a higher demand, and dietitians express concern over access to nutritious food, Canadians are faced with tough choices about what to put in their grocery carts.

Our question: how is the cost of food changing the way you eat?


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