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What the Great Mayonnaise Inflation Mystery Can Tell Us About Prices

The plot thickens.

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Last year, Pete Strates sat down with a local reporter to talk about the challenges of running a restaurant in the post-pandemic era.

What started as a conversation about the difficulty of hiring workers morphed into one about the increasing price of mayonnaise. The creamy condiment, Strates told NBC affiliate WXII, was costing him $200 more per week.