Forecast: Minimal rise in grocery prices this year

Lower beef, pork and poultry prices will bring the fifth year in a row of lower-than-average increases in grocery prices, says the monthly Food Price Outlook. The USDA “now predicts food-at-home [supermarket] prices to rise 1.5-2.5 percent — a rate of inflation that could again fall below the 20-year historical average of 2.5 percent.” Before… » Read More

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