Survey shows price drop for staple foods

Survey shows price drop for staple foods

LOWER retail prices for several foods, including whole milk, cheddar cheese, bacon and apples, resulted in a slight decrease in the American Farm Bureau Federation's (AFBF) "Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey."

The informal survey put the total cost of 16 food items that can be used to prepare one or more meals at $54.14, down 12 cents, or less than 1%, from a year ago (Infographic). Of those 16 items, 10 items decreased in average price, and six inc

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