According to the Food Institute, food-at-home prices started falling off their historic midsummer highs during the final two months of 2008, but the inflation rate still topped 6.4% — the highest level since 1990 and 1989's 6.5%, and considerably more than the 3.8% increase in the overall unadjusted inflation rate as represented by the Consumer Price Index. Analysts covering the food industry believe with inflation this high, conventional supermarkets become victims themselves, as consumers ...
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