Inflation keeps going up and it affects fuel, rent and food. The consumer price index for February rose 7.9% from a year ago, the highest level since January 1982.

Moodies recently stated that the average US household will be paying $250 more per month on food than you did a year ago.

Photo by Joshua Rawson-Harris on Unsplash
Photo by Joshua Rawson-Harris on Unsplash
loading...

Money Talk News created a list of food that just broke price records. The following are some items that you might want to cross off your grocery list or at least wait until you have a coupon the next time you head to the supermarket.

Which Foods Are Costing More?

Photo by Lia Regina on Unsplash
Photo by Lia Regina on Unsplash
loading...

Nonfrozen, noncarbonated juices and drinks

Latest 12-month price increase: 6.6% (the largest such increase on record)

Photo by hui sang on Unsplash
Photo by hui sang on Unsplash
loading...

Baby food

Latest 12-month price increase: 8.4% (the largest such increase on record)

Photo by Wilfred Wong on Unsplash
Photo by Wilfred Wong on Unsplash
loading...

Lunchmeats

Latest 12-month price increase: 11% (the largest such increase on record)

Photo by Mark DeYoung on Unsplash
Photo by Mark DeYoung on Unsplash
loading...

Chicken

Latest 12-month price increase: 13.2% (the largest such increase on record)

Photo by Richard Bell on Unsplash
Photo by Richard Bell on Unsplash
loading...

Breakfast sausage

Latest 12-month price increase: 13.9% (the largest such increase on record)

Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash
Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash
loading...

Non-coffee beverage materials, including tea

Latest 12-month price increase: 3.7% (the largest such increase since October 2021)

Photo by Ella Olsson on Unsplash
Photo by Ella Olsson on Unsplash
loading...

Soups

Latest 12-month price increase: 10% (the largest such increase since July 1979)

Photo by Franki Chamaki on Unsplash
Photo by Franki Chamaki on Unsplash
loading...
Get our free mobile app

How To Save On Groceries:

To avoid getting gouged on groceries, here are a few tips to either cut costs or get more cash back:

    • Use a cash-back App
    • Plan out your meals
    • Buy generic or store brands
    • Shop strategically
    • Use the right card with the best interest rates
    • Sign up for a grocery store reward card
    • Wait for sales and then stock up
    • Skip buying luxury foods and treats
    • Use coupons

Is Michigan More Or Less Expensive Than Other States For Food?

Here's the good news...according to balancingeverything.com, Michigan is the least expensive state in the country for groceries. Michigan has the lowest average grocery cost for 1. In the United States, the monthly cost of feeding one person is about $342.11. The average cost of food per day per person is $11.04.

READ MORE: Michigan Shoppers Refuse To Buy Generic Versions of These Products