In part, that’s because restaurants don’t want to scare away customers.
Grocery prices are up more than 12% over the past year. Climate change, the war in Ukraine and energy costs all have something to do with it.
One company will focus on snacks, another breakfast cereals and a third will explore the new sector of plant-based foods.
“There are a lot of empty fields that aren't being planted — something I've never seen before," say Terranova Ranch's Don Cameron.
Wheat prices could increase more than 40% and energy more than 50% this year, according to the bank's president, David Malpass.
Schools provide meals to millions of kids each day, and they're closely watching food inflation.
The United Nations’ index of global food prices rose 12.6% in March, increasing the risk of hunger in the developing world.
Mayly Tao's story is one familiar to many children of immigrants who see opportunity beyond their parents' storefronts.
The nonprofits faced higher demand through the pandemic. Now, with food costs rising, their resources are stretched even further.
"When you're faced with a disaster, the sun does come up the next day," says Sam Greenberg of Greenberg Smoked Turkeys.