The price of food has skyrocketed over the past ten years outpacing even the rate of inflation. You’ve probably noticed and naturally want to take a second look at what you’re putting in your grocery basket to see what should be eliminated or scaled back on. Here are a few items whose prices have skyrocketed and are now driving up your grocery bill:
Canned fruits: The price has gone up 32%.
Flour and prepared flour mixes: The price has gone up 32%.
Fresh whole chicken: This has risen by 32%.
Other foods that are costing more include: peanut butter, dried fruits, salt and other spices.