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At first glance, buying a membership in a food-buying plan may seem like a way to pay a fixed dollar amount for food, but food suppliers of these plans are faced with the same price factors as other sellers of food are, according to a family resource management specialist at the University of Minnesota.

If they cannot pass on increased costs, it is only natural to assume they must make other adjustments as prices rise.

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Finally, consider the reputation of the company offering the food plan. Local Better Business Bureaus or an office of consumer services may have the information you need to make this decision.


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