Market Basket ends 2005 up nearly 5% over '04

Thienpont, Chuck
December 2005
FoodService Director;12/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p26
Trade Publication
The article looks at the prices of food in the U.S. under the categories of meat, seafood, frozen and canned foods, produce, commodities, based on the 2005 Foodservice Director (FSD) price index. In general, market prices have increased since the low points of May 2005 to July 2005 but remain well above the level of 2004. Meanwhile, the year-to-date average FSD commodities market index remained above the level of 2004. Compared to 2004, wholesale butter prices on a year-to-date basis surged in 2005.


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