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Fresh produce inflation stabilizes in May

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The height, the widespread nature and the continued acceleration of inflation dominated the headlines in May. Whether in the grocery store, at the pump or at the movies, consumers were paying more.

Late Easter sales results in dollar gains for fresh produce

- Retail
Inflation not only took the headlines for the Easter holiday, but also dominated everyday spending.

Inflation having outsized role in retail produce department

- Analysis
The U.S. consumer price index increased +7.9% for the 12 months ending February 2022. This was the largest 12-month increase since July 1981, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

High inflation boosts produce dollars at retail but volume pressure persists in January

- Analysis
Coronavirus concern levels among primary grocery shoppers have remained mostly flat between September 2021 and January 2022, according to the monthly primary shopper survey series by IRI.

Winter holidays brought bigger parties, strong retail produce sales in December

- Analysis
The latest COVID-19 wave has not resulted in the same levels of concern as those early in the pandemic.