3rd-Quarter Prices Stay Ahead of 2004's

Thienpont, Chuck
October 2005
FoodService Director;10/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p32
Trade Publication
This article reports the decline in prices of food in the FoodService Director Market Basket Index in the U.S. for the third quarter of 2005. The meat category dropped 2.52% from last quarter, reflecting a decrease in all sectors. The seafood index moved up 1.92% while the frozen food index inched up 0.82%. The canned food index moved up 0.16% while the fresh produce index plunged 9.06%. The commodities market posted a slight increase of 0.13% reflecting lower prices for eggs, milk and cheese.


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