Pizzas in restaurants are about to get cheaper in Canada, but that seemingly good news has its price.
Staring June 1, restaurants in Canada will be allowed to use the same standard of cheaper cheese that frozen pizza makers get to use now. While leveling the playing field is a fair thing, the reduction in quality of the key ingredient in what makes most pizzas comes at a price.
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When I watch Canadian food ads during NHL Center Ice and MLB Extra Innings free previews, I see absolutely ridiculously high prices for pizzas. Some of that discrepancy might be the cost of cheese, and to be fair, Canadians pay more for food than the Americans. Every developed country pays more for food than the United States.
We still have to wait and see whether the savings from the cheaper cheese will make it to Canadian pocketbooks.
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