According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for baby food were 43.65% higher in 2017 versus 2000.
Between 2000 and 2017: Baby food experienced an average inflation rate of 2.15% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, baby food costing $10 in the year 2000 would cost $14.37 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.10% during this same period, inflation for baby food was similar.
In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 4.05%, above the average yearly change for baby food during the 2000-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), price inflation for baby food was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Baby food: