Food Prices

Beef Prices at All-Time High … and Expected to Rise

A lingering drought in Midwestern states is reducing cattle herds and driving up feed costs, sending beef prices to record levels. More 

Soaring Wheat Won’t Crush Bread-Bakers

A record freeze is expected to send hard red winter wheat prices soaring, but don't make a knee-jerk bet against bread companies. More 

Great Plains Cold Snaps Hits Wheat Crop

Record cold spring weather in Great Plains states is expected to dent this year's wheat crop, pushing up food prices later this year. More 

Craving Candy Stocks? Resist the Temptation

The government might jack up the price of sugar by buying some 400,000 tons -- bad news for candy stocks, which already were looking pretty pricey. More 

Giant Eagle Ends Grocery Reward Program

Grocery chain Giant Eagle is doing away with its Foodperks program and making up for it by enhancing Fuelperks. More 

CNNMoney: 10 Things You’ll Pay More for in 2013

CNNMoney has compiled a list of then things consumers should expect to pay more for in 2013, including meat, dairy products and mailing a letter. More 

Wegmans Freezes Food Prices for Hundreds of Items

Wegmans Food Markets is extending price freezes on a variety of items, continuing a practice begun in 2011. More