May 13, 2020
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Thinking about making an omelette before you start your work day from your couch? That's going to cost you. Egg prices shot up 16.1% last month.
Keeping it simple and switching to cereal won't help. Breakfast cereal prices rose 1.5%. So did milk, bread and juice, with 1.5%, 3.7% and 3.8% increases, respectively.
Treating yourself got more expensive, too. Doughnut prices shot up 5% last month, and muffins are 4.7% more expensive.
Coffee for your morning commute walk to the den? Roasted coffee prices rose 1.2% and instant coffee was up 2.5%.
Maybe you want some soup for lunch? Soup will cost you 2.6% more.
A soda for a mid-day treat? Carbonated beverage prices are up 4.5%. Maybe a cookie to get some sugar in you? Cookies cost 5.1% more in April than in March.
OK, let's keep it healthy. How about some fruit? Fruit prices were up 1.5%, led by apples (4.9%) and oranges (5.6%). The entire citrus category shot up 4.3%.
Meat prices spiked 3.3%. So maybe you want to try something else? Pork costs 3% more. Chicken shot up 5.8%. Fresh fish soared 4.2%. And if you want to grill, hot dogs got 5.7% more expensive.
The news isn't much better even if you're trying to stay healthy. Vegetables rose by 1.5% and canned vegetable prices soared 3.6%.
Feeding your baby got more expensive too. Baby food prices rose 2.7%.