COLUMBIA — Sugar, flour and condensed milk are some of the items piled high into Ray and Kathy Aery’s two shopping carts. When they drive to Columbia from Lake of the Ozarks every two months for Ray’s doctor appointment, the Aerys stock up on food at Aldi on Business Loop 70 East because many prices are cheaper.
Columbia residents change food consumption habits
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