Captive Audiences Make Rising Prices More Manageable

December 2008
FoodService Director;12/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports that many college and university directors in the U.S. have reported that although increasing food prices have made it more challenging to keep up with planned initiatives, increased enrollment has made rising prices more manageable. Lisa Wandel, director of residential dining, says her department's sales are up 12% to 16%, and since the department planned ahead for rising prices, her food costs have only increased by 1.5% since 2007.


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