Photo: Many Swedes Swallowing Higher Food Prices With a Shrug



Diners enjoy waterfront views from a restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden, in an undated photo.

In the wealthy Scandinavian country, shoppers and restaurateurs are being hit with dramatic price increases for basic foodstuffs as the costs of grains and fuels skyrocket around the globe.

But the hikes have not stopped many gourmands from enjoying high-end fare—an example of the disparate effects of the global food crisis among the world's poor and wealthy nations.

Photograph from Getty Images


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