Planning next week’s Thanksgiving Day feast and wondering how it will fit within your budget? Don’t fret, according to farm folks in the know.
Shoppers should find less-expensive turkeys and only moderate price increases on other holiday food staples such as sweet potatoes and cranberries this holiday season, a Purdue Extension agricultural economist reports.
Average annual food price inflation is at 2.5 percent, but this year grocery food prices are running just 1 percent higher than 2012 prices across the United States, Corinne Alexander said.
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