Photo: Stephen DannWill consumers get the jarring truth about why peanut butter prices are suddenly chunky? So far, it looks like the media is feeding them a smoothed-over version that omits the impact of the climate crisis. First, the bad news. As CNN Money reports, peanut butter prices have skyrocketed in a matter of days: Kraft will raise prices for its Planters brand peanut butter by 40% starting Monday, while ConAgra has instituted increases of more than 20% for its Peter Pan brand that went into effect this month. J.M. Smucker , which makes Jif, will introduce price hikes of around 30% …
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