The federal government reports inflation is easing, but consumers say it’s much stronger than what the government reports. Who’s right, and how can the produce industry address this?
Inflation pressure continues to weaken, according to the latest government figures from the Labor Department
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, after increasing 0.4 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 4.0 percent before seasonal adjustment.