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Food Price Outlook

Food Consumer Price Index (CPI) – The USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) has released its latest outlook which states that the all-items CPI, a measure of economy-wide inflation, “… rose 0.5 percent from December 2017 to January 2018 and is 2.1 percent above the January 2017 level.

 

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