Gestalt and Pepper

“For more than a year, life for many sriracha lovers has been an excruciating lesson in bland … Grocery stores have enforced buying limits on customers. Bottles on eBay, Craigslist, and Amazon are selling for eye-watering prices—as much as $50 or more. A few Americans have grown so desperate for their flavor fix that they’ve started pilfering the sauce from local restaurants.” So why is this sriracha shortage big news and not just another quirky story? Because like so many other stories, this one is connected to climate change and a weather pattern that has become too hot for peppers. The Sriracha Shortage Is a Very Bad Sign.

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