March 25, 2008
The cost of all foods increased by 4 percent last year, creating the highest annual increase in food prices since 1990, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported. The agency predicts food prices will rise another 3 percent to 4 percent this year, largely because of rising fuel and commodity prices.
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Grocery prices predicted to increase with energy costs
In the 30 years Sylvia Queen has lived in Craig, she's never seen food prices as high as they have been recently, she said.