A common recurring theme on the Preparedness Podcast is the availability of food. With the pending economic crisis and the food shortages that are coming, I hope you’re stocking up now while food is plentiful and cheap!
Russia has imposed a ban on grain exports until the end of the year, after a severe drought and a spate of wildfires devastated crops.
Russia is one of the world’s biggest producers of wheat, barley and rye, and the ban is likely to see bread prices rise in places like the Middle East.
The measures are designed to keep domestic food prices under control.
But agriculture ministry data has revealed that this year’s crop is unlikely to meet even domestic demand.