Increase In Food Prices

The cost of a variety of foods showed a slight increase over the past year, with most items fluctuating during the fourth quarter, the Kentucky Farm Bureau said.The Farm Bureau’s Marketbasket Survey showed an increase in the average overall cost of food during three of the four quarters in 2019, ending the year with an average of $118.74. The price remains lower than the costs seen in 2014-2016, even though there have been slight overall increases in recent years, the Farm Bureau said in a news release this week.

Source: MG News

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