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Supermarket food prices fell 2.3% in the recent 12-month period.

CPI shows 6th straight month of retail deflation

Price gap with restaurants grows in October

Prices at grocery stores declined on a year-over-year basis for the 11th consecutive month in October, and continued to contrast rising prices for food at restaurants, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Thursday in a monthly update to its Consumer Price Index.

The CPI Food At Home index, a proxy for supermarket food sales, was down by 2.3% for the 12 months ended in October. Food Away From Home increased by 2.4% for the same period.

In October, the Food at

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