Smaller food cos. get set for a high-priced holiday season


              Kevin Smith, the owner of Beast and Cleaver, a butcher shop poses in the store in Seattle on June 13, 2022. Higher prices are hitting everyone this holiday, but food vendors are seeing some of the biggest increases. (Amber Fouts via AP)
            
              Eric Ludy, right, and Gene Graf, co-founders of Cheese Brothers, an online purveyor of Wisconsin cheese, pose at their business in Barron, Wisconsin on July 1, 2022. Higher prices are hitting everyone this holiday, but food vendors are seeing some of the biggest increases. (Jesse Hamble via AP)
            
              Maria Short poses in her bakery, Short 'N Sweet, in Hilo, Hawaii on Nov. 8, 2022. Higher prices are hitting everyone this holiday, but food vendors are seeing some of the biggest increases. (Maria Short via AP)
Smaller food cos. get set for a high-priced holiday season