These items are in every house in America, regardless of lifestyle or eating preferences. Prepare to pay more for these eight common grocery items this fall on top of already increasing prices. All groceries are expected to increase across the board, according to Kiplinger Agriculture Letter. Groceries are raising 3% this year and projected to increase 2.5% in 2015.
Grocery shopping can get especially expensive for growing families. The USDA, United States Department of Agriculture, official American family average cost of food at home for a family, consisting of two adults ages 19-50 and two child between 2-5, as of August 2014, ranges from 568.00 for a thrifty cost to 1060.80 for a liberal cost. Breaking it down per person in the table below:
Food Costs for Americans in August 2014
According to DealNews.com these items prices are raising to accommodate for a variety of reasons such as, droughts and disease affecting the supplies to increased manufacturing costs and consumer demand. These 8 items are projected to cost more this fall; in some cases sharply.
Cost of Pasta is on the Rise.
Cost of Butter is on the Rise.
Cost of Cheese is on the Rise.
Cost of Chicken is on the Rise.
Cost of Bacon is on the Rise.
Cost of Chocolate is on the Rise.
Cost of Oranges is on the Rise.
- Deli Meats
Cost of Deli Meats is on the Rise.
These items are staple ingredients for many meals. There is no way to cut all of these items out of the American diet. For those who are eating mostly organic foods, they will be priced at an even higher premium once the full price increase has been implemented.