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Passover 2022 – A Holiday to Remember

New York…For millions of Jews celebrating Passover, it was a holiday like none other. Inflation caused prices to rise as much as 20% over last year in some areas. Food prices in March hit a record increase of 10%, the highest in 41 years, but it was recorded only days before the beginning of the holiday. Supply chain issues also contributed to the higher prices as did Russia’s invasion of Ukraine which particularly had an impact on wheat products. Areas that experienced shortages in Matzoh in 2021 had no such problem this year as Matzoh manufacturers seemed to have significantly stepped-up production despite the higher prices which in the case of the Machmirim Matzohs were as high as $74.99 lb. Prices for poultry and eggs particularly soared as the worldwide shortage for poultry continued.

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