Wholesalers & Distributors

Broken Record: Wholesale Prices Surged Further in September

Beef prices rose again, though not by as much as in August, while eggs and vegetables saw the largest wholesale price increases within foods in September.

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Consumers made fewer purchases from the meat department and spent less when they did buy so far in 2021, market researcher IRI reported.

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Consumers pulled back on restaurant dining in August, but inflation may be affecting what's going in their grocery cart, new IRI research indicates.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a fourth straight month of record-setting wholesale price increases.

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The family-run chain of 159 stores has committed to elevating its quality standards for 100% of its chicken and chicken-containing products by 2026.

Processed and unprocessed food prices slid in July from June but remain largely above July 2020 levels. For the entire U.S. economy, wholesale prices climbed 7.8% year over year in July.

July was a continuation of recent trends for U.S. grocery shoppers, IRI reported, as consumers ate fewer meals at home, did more of their grocery shopping in-store and spent more time in the grocery store. How rising coronavirus cases may change things in August remains to be seen.

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