WHOLESALE PRICES RISE FOR DOMESTIC FOOD

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Wholesale prices for domestically grown and produced food in March increased a seasonally adjusted 0.1% against February, according to the Labor Department.Compared to year-ago levels, food prices at the wholesale level were up 0.9% last month. The slight fluctuation in food prices overall occurred as wholesale prices for all manufactured goods jumped 1%, largely due to a sharp

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Wholesale prices for domestically grown and produced food in March increased a seasonally adjusted 0.1% against February, according to the Labor Department.

Compared to year-ago levels, food prices at the wholesale level were up 0.9% last month. The slight fluctuation in food prices overall occurred as wholesale prices for all manufactured goods jumped 1%, largely due to a sharp 5.8% gain in energy prices. This was the largest increase in energy prices since Octobe

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