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Why are refined foods cheaper?


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Why are refined foods cheaper?

edgarallanho | Jun 6, 2010 08:46 PM

So white flour is cheaper than whole wheat flour and white sugar is cheaper than raw sugar. Why? Wouldn't it technically cost more to process the ingredients down so much? Or is it simply a quality issue, where sugar that isn't fit to be raw sugar (is this possible?) or similar is just processed until it's acceptable?

Enlighten me!

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