food prices

File photo of a farm. (Photo: PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lower Gas Prices Saving Consumers Money at the Grocery Store

Lower transportation costs from farm field to grocery store shelf means we’re paying less for food.

01/20/2015

Food Outreach

Rising Food Prices Worry Local Charity

“We are hearing, sometime this fall, that meat prices are going to go up. Estimates are anywhere from five to seven percent.”

09/06/2012

Photo: Getty/Tim Boyle

Corn Crop Flat, Food Prices Remain High

Higher corn prices have pushed overall food inflation up this year. Corn is an ingredient in everything from animal feed to cereal to soft drinks.

12/09/2011

Corn

Big Corn Crop Equals Lower Food Prices

The U.S. Agriculture Department said Thursday that the size of this year’s corn crop will be 92.3 million acres.

06/30/2011