Food Price Inflation Comes Roaring Back
By MATTHEW ENIS Last month, the price of a classic Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin pie and all the basic trimmings was up 13%, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 26th annual price survey. Average retail prices for whole turkeys drove most of that increase — prices for a 16-pound bird were up almost $4 compared with Thanksgiving 2010, according to AFBF estimates. “Turkey prices are higher this year primarily ...
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