The 12 Month Percentage Change in Consumer Prices for Selected Food Items - Jan 1968-April 2022


From April 2021 to April 2022, prices for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs increased 14.3 percent, the largest 12-month percentage increase since a 19.5-percent increase in May 1979. Prices for other major grocery store food groups also rose over the past year, with increases ranging from 7.8 percent for fruits and vegetables to 11.0 percent for other food at home.

These data are from the Consumer Price Index program and are not seasonally adjusted.

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics