According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for frozen and freeze dried prepared foods are 30.77% higher in 2023 versus 2008 (a $6.15 difference in value).
Between 2008 and 2023: Frozen and freeze dried prepared foods experienced an average inflation rate of 1.80% per year. In other words, frozen and freeze dried prepared foods costing $20 in the year 2008 would cost $26.15 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.33% during this same period, inflation for frozen and freeze dried prepared foods was lower.
In the year 2008: Pricing changed by 4.32%, which is above the average yearly change for frozen and freeze dried prepared foods during the 2008-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2008 (3.84%), inflation for frozen and freeze dried prepared foods was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Frozen and freeze dried prepared foods, over time, for $20 beginning in 2008. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Frozen and freeze dried prepared foods: