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Top 20 Most Expensive Food Items on Your Grocery Bill

24/7 Wall Street analyzed changes in the consumer price index from January 2007 to December 2017

A new study shows that the price of food has risen 26.8 percent over the span of 10 years.

24/7 Wall Street analyzed changes in the consumer price index from January 2007 to December 2017 for over 300 goods using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to determine the groceries driving up food bills the most.

Here’s a look at the top 20 items that may appear as the most expensive in your food bill:

20. Flour and prepared flour mixes (10-year price increase: 26%)

19. Eggs (10-year price increase: 26.4%)

18. Cheese and related products (10-year price increase: 26.7%)

17. Canned vegetables (10-year price increase: 26.9%)

16. Frozen fish and seafood (10-year price increase: 28.7%)

15. Other poultry, including turkey (10-year price increase: 30.2%)

14. Cakes, cupcakes, cookies (10-year price increase: 30.5%)

13. Bread (10-year price increase: 31.8%)

12. Rice, pasta, cornmeal (10-year price increase: 32.4%)

11. Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins (10-year price increase: 33%)

10. Fats and oils (10-year price increase: 34.9%)

9. Fresh whole chicken (10-year price increase: 35.1%)

8. Salt and other seasonings and spices (10-year price increase: 36.5%)

7. Uncooked beef steaks (10-year price increase: 41%%)

6. Shelf stable fish and seafood (10-year price increase: 41.4%)

5. Bacon and related products (10-year price increase: 41.6%)

4. Prescription drugs (10-year price increase: 43.9%)

3. Uncooked ground beef (10-year price increase: 52.5%)

2. Butter and margarine (10-year price increase: 54.9 %)

1. Tobacco and smoking products (10-year price increase: 92.2%)

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