- September 27, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Pasta lovers soon may have to cut back on or pay more for their favorite dish.
Low wheat production in Canada and Europe this year is leading to a pasta shortage. According to a report by BakeryandSnacks, an online news source that provides information on the food industry, durum wheat is the main ingredient in pasta, and a poor harvest means there might not be enough to meet global demand.
Geneo’s Pizza and Pub in Downtown St. Joseph already has been struggling to get pasta for months due to the overall rising cost of goods. Owner Melissa Palmer said in the last three months, she has seen a huge decline in when her restaurant can get pasta shipments.
“We get a certain brand in, and then we couldn’t get it all, and then they sent us a different kind … and we just had to acclimate to whatever they would give us at the…