These Are The Items Driving Up Your Grocery Bill During Coronavirus Crisis


Anyone who’s gone to the supermarket lately has probably noticed their bill has been much higher than in the past, and that’s likely due to the coronavirus crisis. Certain grocery items have gone up drastically in price since it all began, and now a new report reveals which ones are most likely driving up your bill. 

  • According to a recent report grocery prices went up 4.5% in June as compared to February, the month before the crisis began.
  • Now, 24/7 Wall Street has analyzed changes in the consumer price index from February to June to determine which grocery items have gone up in price the most.
  • Topping the list is beef and veal, with prices increasing 22.7% from February to June, with June being the priciest month. 

Top Ten Food Items Driving Up Your Grocery Bill

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  1. Beef and veal (+22.7%)
  2. Pork chops (+19.8%)
  3. Citrus fruits (+10/3%)
  4. Chicken (+9.4%)
  5. Frankfurters (+8.8%)
  6. Potatoes (+8.7%)
  7. Ham (+8.7%)
  8. Peanut Butter (+7.9%)
  9. Dried beans, peas & lentils (+7.4%)
  10. Canned vegetables (+6.4%)

Source:USA Today