food prices

Beef Prices Down in the State, But Remain High

Oct 7, 2014

Beef prices are finally starting to drop in the state. But, as Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports, they’re still no bargain.

Arizona Food Prices Rise By 10 Percent

Jul 1, 2014

Food costs have spiked in the state as a result of drought. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

Breakfast in Arizona Becomes a Little More Expensive

Jan 7, 2014

That traditional breakfast of bacon and eggs is costing consumers more. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains why.

Pork Prices Remain Stable

Jan 10, 2013

Trying to save money at the grocery store?  You might want to look at what's been called the other white meat.

Food Prices Drop in Arizona

Oct 17, 2012
Tijmen Stam

Got a freezer? It might be a good time to stock up on meat.

Food Prices Rise in Arizona

Jan 12, 2012

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.

That's up 68 cents from the three months prior -- and nearly $6 more than the same time a year earlier. The organization's Julie Murphree said the findings reflect "what has been going on in 2011, which is this steady increase in food inflation. I do believe it's going to level off a little bit better in 2012 than it did this last year," she said. 

Thanksgiving dinner prices up this year

Nov 16, 2011

If you're planning to have the family over for Thanksgiving, be prepared to spend a bit more this year.

The latest annual survey by the Arizona Farm Bureau finds the cost of a typical Thanksgiving dinner this year will exceed $50. That'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'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.