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Broth-Loving Hipsters Are Pushing Up The Price Of Bones

With bone broth mania sweeping parts of the U.S. (we see you, LA), cheap bones are harder to come by. Some broth makers are moving away from the standard beef and chicken to new bones — like alpaca.
Bone broth has become so popular these days that the bones used to make it are getting harder — and more expensive — for broth retailers to source. Source: Alex Reynolds/NPR

Dear dogs of America — sorry about bone broth. Since this well-marketed take on an ancient beverage started sweeping hip enclaves like New York, Austin and Los Angeles a few years ago, it's getting harder to find cheap bones. Unlike many food fads, bone broth seems to be here for the long simmer. As more people switch to sipping, there are fewer bones to go around.

Bone broth is commonly confused with broth (the quick-cooked mix of meat, bones and aromatics

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