food prices http://knau.org en Arizona Food Prices Rise By 10 Percent http://knau.org/post/arizona-food-prices-rise-10-percent <p>Food costs have spiked in the state as a result of drought. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.</p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:10:00 +0000 Howard Fischer 49627 at http://knau.org Arizona Food Prices Rise By 10 Percent Breakfast in Arizona Becomes a Little More Expensive http://knau.org/post/breakfast-arizona-becomes-little-more-expensive <p>That traditional breakfast of bacon and eggs is costing consumers more. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains why.</p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 23:24:17 +0000 Howard Fischer 41898 at http://knau.org Breakfast in Arizona Becomes a Little More Expensive Pork Prices Remain Stable http://knau.org/post/pork-prices-remain-stable <p>Trying to save money at the grocery store?&nbsp; You might want to look at what's been called the other white meat. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:50:32 +0000 Howard Fischer & Howard Fischer 25734 at http://knau.org Pork Prices Remain Stable Food Prices Drop in Arizona http://knau.org/post/food-prices-drop-arizona <p>Got a freezer? It might be a good time to stock up on meat. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 22:33:23 +0000 Howard Fischer 21944 at http://knau.org Food Prices Drop in Arizona Food Prices Rise in Arizona http://knau.org/post/food-prices-rise-arizona <p>The survey by the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation found the cost of a typical market basket of 16 popular items last quarter was $51.39.</p><p>That&#39;s up 68 cents from the three months prior -- and nearly $6 more than the same time a year earlier. The&nbsp;organization&#39;s Julie Murphree said the findings reflect &quot;what has been going on in 2011, which is this steady increase in food inflation. I do believe it&#39;s going to level off a little bit better in 2012 than it did this last year,&quot; she said.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 23:57:29 +0000 Howard Fischer 7490 at http://knau.org Thanksgiving dinner prices up this year http://knau.org/post/thanksgiving-dinner-prices-year <p>If you&#39;re planning to have the family over for Thanksgiving, be prepared to spend a bit more this year.</p><p>The latest annual survey by the Arizona Farm Bureau finds the cost of a typical Thanksgiving dinner this year will exceed $50. That&#39;s up by more than $6 from last year alone. The big jump is in the price of the centerpiece: a 16-pound frozen turkey. The organization&#39;s Peggy Jo Goodfellow said demand for the birds is up across the nation. But farmers were conservative in how many turkeys they decided to raise in the hope of boosting prices.</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 16:17:18 +0000 Howard Fischer 4501 at http://knau.org