Higher Cheese Prices Affect Cost of Pies

According to a news report from wjz.com, “Higher cheese prices are causing pizza shop owners to increase the prices on their pies. The Brick Oven Pizza Restaurant In Fells Point says they go through 2,000 pounds of cheese per month and now it’s taking a toll.”

“If it’s one thing that’s true, Americans love their pizza,” said the article. “The problem is now we are shelling out more money for the ooey, gooey, stringy delight on top, called cheese.” “Well you know the cheese prices over the last couple of months have really taken a spike upward. But unfortunately, it’s something that has been happening for over a year,” said Michael Beckner, owner of Brick Oven Pizza. Beckner says he has had to raise prices to deflect cost.

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