With Food Prices Going Up, Experts Say Start Planning For Holidays Now


Get that Turkey for Thanksgiving. If you've noticed higher bills at the grocery store lately, you aren't alone.

  • Food prices across most of the U.S. have gone up over the past year, and experts say that trend is likely to continue.
  • Food marketers say companies are jacking up prices trying to recover from COVID, plus there are supply chain issues because of worker shortages.
  • In Philadelphia, for example, the price of meats, poultry, and fish jumped 9% between August 2020 to August of 2021.
  • Interestingly though, according to food experts, prices for fresh fruits and veggies have actually dropped this year by almost 5%.
  • What's one food you absolutely can't live without for the holidays? (No matter what the cost)

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