TITLE

First-quarter records mild inflation increase over '05

AUTHOR(S)
Thienpont, Chuck
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
FoodService Director;4/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the inflation increase in the U.S. produce market in the first quarter of 2006. The year-to-date first-quarter FSD Market Basket Index is at 9418.34, up 1.62% from last year, while the monthly index is down 0.03% from 2005. Fresh vegetable prices helped fuel the increase, jumping 11.77% from last year on a year-to-date basis, the produce index is down 2.13% from last month's levels.
ACCESSION #
20746242

 

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