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USDA: Food prices to continue to rise over the rest of year

The agency says you could be spending up to 4% more for food by the end of this year.

News 12 Staff

Mar 31, 2022, 10:08 AM

Updated 841 days ago

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There is some bad news for your wallet this morning the USDA released its food price outlook for 2022 and they say grocery prices are going to keep going up.
The agency says you could be spending up to 4% more for food by the end of this year.
Dairy expected to increase between 4% and 5% while poultry could cost 6% to 7% more.
Prices for cereals, baked goods, and sweets could go up 3% to 4%.
You're probably going to feel it when you eat out too, as the USDA also predicts restaurant prices will increase anywhere from 5.5% to 6.5% this year.


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