How to Combat Jumps in Food Prices


Managing Money / Friday, October 28th, 2011

According to this infographic from Bankrate, fish prices are up almost 8% this year. I’ve certainly seen a jump in the salmon we buy.

And because of a poor peanut harvest, peanut butter prices are expected to jump anywhere from 20% to 40% — depending on the brand — starting in November.

Check out other price increases, along with ways to fight
food inflation. Are you seeing an increase in the prices of things you regularly buy?

 

3 Replies to “How to Combat Jumps in Food Prices”

  1. The CPI does not include food or transportation because they are commodities and go up and down. When have you seen them go down and the consumer sees the savings? We have changed our menus to reduce the impact of the increases.

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