Inflation may be easing, but grocery prices are still way up

New York CNN — Once again, food inflation is outpacing overall inflation. In the year through November, food got 10.6% more expensive, with grocery prices rising 12% and menu prices jumping 8.5%, not adjusted for seasonal swings, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday. In that same period, overall inflation rose 7.1%. Food prices are … Read more

Food4Kids sees ‘largest number of requests ever’ amid rising inflation, food prices – Hamilton

A Hamilton food relief program for kids says it’s had to implement a triage system amid the recent rise in food prices and food insecurity. Food4Kids, which delivers healthy food to an estimated 1,400 elementary and secondary school students at 75 schools in the city every week, says the initiative is currently focusing on youth … Read more

Inflationary ripples disruptive dairy as ingredient shortages and cost input hikes challenge sector

08 Nov 2022 — Reflecting far-reaching inflationary shocks across global food, dairy is seeing its fair share of price hikes. FoodIngredientsFirst dives into the market dynamics impacting the dairy sector which includes diminished demand for branded products in Europe and lower cattle numbers in the US, alongside the overall rise in feed cost. “Inflation is … Read more

Food prices spiral out of citizens’ reach in Bhakkar

BHAKKAR: Inflation in Bhakkar has spiraled out of control, pushing vegetables and fruits out of the reach of the common man. According to the traders, due to the havoc of floods in Sindh and Balochistan provinces, the availability of seasonal vegetables got badly affected, and in the areas where these vegetables remained safe, their prices … Read more

Fruit, vegetable price control system filters

LAHORE: The prices of vegetables, fruits and several other essentials have increased in major cities of Punjab due to poor policies of the provincial departments concerned, monopoly of middlemen, decision of rate lists contrary to ground realities and lack of enforcement of the relevant laws. Several consumers complained that they were forced to buy food … Read more