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KFB Marketbasket Survey shows slight decrease in food prices for second straight quarter

The most recent Kentucky Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey indicates a slight decrease to the overall cost of food in the fourth quarter of 2018. However, the average marketbasket price showed an overall increase for the year, going from $115.07 in 2017 to $116.92 in 2018. The final 2018 survey is still lower than the final marketbasket of 2016 which was $118.87. The Marketbasket Survey is taken four...

Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey shows slight drop in Kentucky retail food prices for 5th straight quarter

For the fifth quarter in a row, food prices in the Commonwealth have fallen, according to the latest Kentucky Farm Bureau Marketbasket Survey, albeit a very slight decline for the first three months of the year. The survey, taken quarterly and denotes the average total cost of 40 basic grocery items showed a drop of .43 percent and continues the pattern seen throughout 2015. Overall the cost of the...