US grocery costs jump the most in 46 years, led by rising prices for meat and eggs

Prices Americans paid for eggs, meat, cereal and milk shot higher in April as people flocked to grocery stores to stock up on food amid government lockdowns designed to slow the spread of Covid-19. The Labor Department reported Tuesday that prices U.S. consumers paid for groceries jumped 2.6% in April, [...]

2020-05-18T20:25:45+00:00May 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Low grocery prices keeping diners at home

Carrie Cherkinsky is fed up with the high cost of eating out. After watching menu prices rise, the former restaurant manager has cut down her dining out by more than half. “I was eating out six or seven times a week between lunch and dinner,” said Cherkinsky, a 35-year-old health-care [...]

2017-08-24T17:48:37+00:00August 24th, 2017|Tags: |

Grocery Prices Are Plunging

Call it the Great Grocery-Store Giveaway of 2016. In Austin, Texas, Randalls slashed prices for boneless beef ribs by 40 percent, to $3.99 a pound. Not to be outdone, the H-E-B grocer down the street charged $1 a pound less. Not long ago, Albertsons advertised a deal you don’t normally [...]

2016-09-27T18:16:37+00:00September 27th, 2016|Tags: |

Grocery prices have fallen for eight straight months

Grocery prices in the USA have fallen for eight straight months, underscoring an ongoing food deflation that has supermarkets at war while shoppers reap the benefits. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index showed food-at-home prices fell by 1.6% in July from the same month last year, as CNBC reported. The [...]

2016-09-13T16:37:58+00:00September 13th, 2016|Tags: |

Grocery Prices Fall for First Time in 2 Years

When the U.S. Department of Labor reported inflation numbers last week, the “food at home” category showed a drop of 0.5% on an unadjusted basis for the past 12 months. The state of Indiana’s Farm Bureau also noted a decline in grocery prices for the first time in two years [...]

2016-04-18T20:24:58+00:00April 18th, 2016|Tags: |
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