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...

Across Kentucky – June 3, 2015

Late last fall the Kroger food chain announced a major new effort to showcase Kentucky Proud foods at its 88 stores in state.  After the project’s first six months it’s being declared a major success by Kroger, its vendors, and by consumer reaction.  Feldhaus features Steve Smith with Fishmarket...

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...

Kentucky’s retail food prices increase slightly, end year at all-time high

Louisville, KY (January 20, 2014) – The latest Marketbasket Survey, conducted by the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Federation in December 2014, indicates that average retail food prices in supermarkets across the state increased just slightly in the fourth quarter of 2014, but, as a result, concluded the year...

Kentucky’s retail food prices jump 5.7 percent in third quarter

Louisville, KY (October 17, 2013) – The latest Marketbasket Survey, conducted by the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Federation in September 2013, indicates that average retail food prices in supermarkets across the state made dramatic increases during the third quarter of the year. According to the survey, the...

Shoppers find higher prices for poultry and dairy products

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 3, 2013 – Shoppers are paying slightly more for food items at the grocery store compared to the first half of 2013. Higher retail prices for meat items such as boneless chicken breasts and dairy products, among other foods, resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau...