HOUSTON – The foods that make it into our fridge and onto our dinner plates cost nearly 12% more today than they did this time last year.
Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs now cost 14.2% more than they did a year ago. The price of eggs, in particular, increased a staggering 32.2%. The price of fruits and vegetables is up 8.2% from last year.
KPRC 2 is researching the best ways to save on groceries and alleviate some of the pain at the checkout counter. We’d love to hear your supermarket shopping strategies.
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