WASHINGTON -- Consumer prices for food and beverages in May rose 0.4% after a 0.1% increase in April, the Labor Department reported this month. Over the year, food and beverage prices were up 2.2%. The index for food at home rose 0.6% in May , following a 0.1% rise in January. The increase in prices was due to an upturn in the index for dairy products and a larger increase in the index for fruits and vegetables, a Labor analyst said. The index for dairy products, which fell 3.3% in April, ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.