Friends in North America should still remember the sky-high price of eggs last year.
According to data released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), egg prices rose sharply after months ofFinally down 6.7%!Although it is still 2% higher than in February last year, it is at least gradually declining.
However, the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed thatInflation is still rising, up 2% in February, up 0.4% from last year.Among them, the cost of food has increased by 1% since January, and has increased by more than 0.3% since February last year.
To put it simply: Although the price of eggs has dropped, the prices of other foods have increased again...
Here are seven foods that have become the latest supermarket killers, based on average retail prices published by the BLS.
Oranges & Orange Juice
Several weather disasters hit Florida last year, destroying orange orchards in the Sunshine State.According to farm magazine AgWeb, toFlorida orange production to drop by a third in 2023two, thereby pushing up the prices of oranges and orange juice.
The average retail price for navel oranges is now $1.54 per pound, up 1% since January and 2.3% since last year, while a 7.2-ounce can of orange juice concentrate is now $12, up 2.98% from last year %.
Unusually warm temperatures last summer affected crops in the major potato-producing state of Idaho, resulting in lower yields, News-Star reported.
The average retail price for potatoes is now about 97 cents a pound, up 1 percent since January and nearly 2.6 percent since last year.
While prices for meat, poultry, fish and eggs are generally trending down slowly, this is not the case for many pork products.
Boneless ham now averages $5.66 a pound, up 1 percent since January and more than 3.4 percent since last year, while pork chops are at $10 a pound, up 4.25 percent in February and 2 percent year-over-year .
Pasta & Macaroni
The average retail price for spaghetti and macaroni products is now nearly $1.49 per pound, up 0.7 percent from last month and more than 29 percent from last year.
Flour & Sugar
Friends who like to bake must have felt the impact of inflation recently, because the prices of these two most basic baking ingredients have soared.
Now that the price of flour and sugar has risen, so will bread...
White bread now averages $1.89 a pound, up 0.4% last month and more than 2% since last February, while wheat bread is now $20 a pound, up 2.50% in February and more than 2% year over year.
Chocolate chip cookies now average nearly $5.18 a pound, up 1 percent since January and nearly 2.4 percent since last year.It is foreseeable that such bakery products will increase in price in the future.
No wonder the cost of going to the supermarket has increased recently
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Will even a simple homemade breakfast: bread + sliced ham + fried egg become a luxury in the future...
The world is so unfriendly to foodies
If you find any other items that have increased in price
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