Future Shock: $200 Steaks, $30 Coffee? Some Of Our Favorite Foods Could Become Scarce — And Pricey

Monday, July 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

Leslie Baehr
BusinessInsider.com
July 28, 2014

Many factors determine the cost of food. Demand from new markets can send prices soaring, for example. Or climate change can render farm fields too hot or dry to grow their typical crops or spread plant-destroying pests to new areas.

Citrus — including orange juice — is actually in danger of disappearing as a result of a disease known as “citrus greening.” As we’ve reported, scientists believe they could fix the problem but their proposed solutions aren’t without controversy and expense.

Like citrus, the foods below are very likely to see a price spike in the not-so-distant future. Unfortunately, they are also some of our favorites. Check them out below:

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