ROCHESTER, N.Y. — High flour costs have led Wegmans Food Markets here to increase the price of packaged breads 10 to 30 cents, and in-store baked breads 10 to 50 cents. “Current prices are the highest we have ever paid in our own bakeshop,” senior vice president of consumer affairs Mary Ellen Burris wrote in a weekly consumer column. The price increases are the result of several factors, including poor wheat harvests, which reduced supply; drought, floods and low carryover stocks from ...
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