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Food keeps getting more expensive for Americans as thecontinues to surge during the pandemic.
Stay-at-home orders and restaurant closures have prompted more people to eat at home in recent months. As a result, the cost of food at home ticked up 0.7% in June from the previous month, according tofrom the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
While the increase eased slightly from afrom April, individual food items had some pretty wild swings. Here's what got more — and less — expensive in June.
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Prices went up
, meat prices went up.
Overall, beef and veal prices rose 4.8%. Pork prices grew 3.3% and bacon got 8.1% more expensive. Hot dog prices grew 4.9%. Frozen fish and seafood got 1% more expensive.
Americans also paid more for sweets. Cakes, cupcakes and cookies got 1.8% pricier. For fresh cakes and cupcakes, prices went up 3.5%. Fresh doughnut prices rose 1.8%.
Flour costs went up 2.1%. Snacks got 2.1% more expensive, and carbonated drink prices grew 2.2%.
Coffee also got more expensive, with a 1.8% price increase. Breakfast cereal prices grew 1.1%. And fresh vegetables cost 1.3% more.
But some food items got cheaper.
Prices went down
The cost of eggs and dairy declined in June. Egg prices fell 2.7%. Butter got 1.7% cheaper, and milk prices slipped by 0.6%.
Apples got 2.1% less expensive.
And though dessert costs are up, the prices of sugar and sugar substitutes fell 1.3%.
Some prices stayed flat, though. Poultry prices remain basically steady with a slight 0.1% uptick. Rice and cheese both got 0.2% cheaper.
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