Lots of products will cost more this year…especially lard

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A baker holds some lard used to make ensaimadas. The ensaimada is a traditional Mallorcan dessert made with reduced pork lard. AFP PHOTO / JAIME REINA (Photo credit should read JAIME REINA/AFP via Getty Images)

Food Dive senior reporter Christopher Doering joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why consumers and restaurants are now embracing the ingredient, which is going for a lot of money.

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