Third quarter Marketbasket Survey shows slight drop in Kentucky’s retail food prices

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 22, 2015) – For the third quarter in a row, the average price of retail food items across the Commonwealth has decreased according to the latest Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Federation’s latest Marketbasket Survey. The survey, taken in September, denoted the average total cost of 40...

Second quarter Marketbasket Survey shows slight drop in Kentucky’s retail food prices

Louisville, KY (July 17, 2015) – For the second quarter in a row, the average price of retail food items across the Commonwealth has decreased – even if just by a few pennies. According to the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Federation’s latest Marketbasket Survey, taken in June of this year, the average...

July 4th cookout costs less this year, still under $6 per person

Washington, D.C., June 30, 2015–A Fourth of July cookout of Americans’ favorite foods including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk will cost slightly less this year and still comes in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau...

Across Kentucky – May 4, 2015

A report on the Marketbasket Food Price Survey which shows Kentucky food prices dropping by 2.3% from the previous quarter ending Dec 31, 15. Featured is Farm Bureau public relations director, Dan Smaldone who says 26 of the 40 items surveyed showed decreased...

Kentucky’s retail food prices drop in first quarter Marketbasket Survey

Louisville, KY (April 21, 2015) – For the first time since June 2013, the average price of retail food items across the Commonwealth decreased. According to the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Federation’s latest Marketbasket Survey, taken in March of this year, the average total cost of 40 basic grocery...

Food for thought: Seven weeks’ income enough to cover cost of food for entire year

Louisville, KY (February 9, 2015) – In half the time it takes a person to earn enough money to cover the cost of taxes in 2015, the average U.S. citizen will bring in the income necessary to pay for the entire year’s food expenses. Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) leaders across the state celebrate this fact...

Newsline – Recent food price increase in line with inflation

Consumers are now paying slightly more for food compared with the first half of the year and a year ago, but an American Farm Bureau Economist suggests the increase is in line with the current inflation rate. Micheal Clements has more. http://www.fb.org/rafiles/newsline/69964_nl_3.mp3Podcast: Play in new...

Farm Bureau survey: Bacon cheeseburgers costing just a bit more

Washington, D.C. (October 2, 2014) – Shoppers are paying slightly more for food at the grocery store compared to the first half of 2014. Higher retail prices for beef and pork products such as ground chuck and bacon, among other foods, resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau...

Across Kentucky – July 31, 2014

A feature report on the second quarter Farm Bureau Marketbasket Food Price Survey which showed the sample, 40 staple food item cost to be up slightly over the first quarter of 2014. The farm group’s Dan Smaldone who coordinates the survey results, talks about specific food categories and some of the...

Kentucky retail food prices continue slow climb in second quarter of 2014

Louisville, KY (July 16, 2014) – Average retail food prices in supermarkets across the state made a small but steady climb in the second quarter of the year according to the latest Marketbasket Survey, conducted by the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Federation in June 2014. The total cost of the survey’s 40...

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