Pepperoni, America’s favorite pizza topping, is getting more expensive to obtain amid production snags at meat plants and high demand for pizza. Small pizza shops across the U.S. are reporting higher prices and tight supply for their usual pepperoni orders.
… Larger chains are insulated from pricier pepperoni, since they typically buy ingredients on long-term contracts where prices are pre-negotiated and not subject to market changes. Domino’s, Papa John’s, Pizza Hut and Little Caesars haven’t experienced shortages or price increases.
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