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Price Mechanism in Action - Californian Drought Raises Grocery Prices
A short video here from Reuters which offers a neat applied example of supply and demand in action. I might use it when discussing price volatility.
California drought is driving up retail grocery prices in the state, and in the wider US market too, particularly for those crops grown in the so-called US Salad Bowl. The most recent drought in California began in 2020.
This is covered in more detail in this article from the Guardian