Food Shortage Update: Reports of Canadian Filipinos Sending Rice Home

Posted: April 24, 2008 in Your Food
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” It is the world’s biggest importer of rice. As global prices surge, tight supply has become a very sensitive topic in the Philippines. … [a company that sends balikbayan boxes to the Philippines] has noticed more customers sending one or two large sacks of rice in balikbayan boxes in the past few weeks and has, himself, sent two to family members who live in the Philippines’ central Luzon region. “
  1. canuck99 says:

    Still only rice and affecting a rice-deficient country. Not serious yet for Canadians, but perhaps an extra bag on the grocery list would be prudent if it’s a main staple for your family…

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