According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for salt and other seasonings and spices were 1.92% higher in 2020 versus 2018 (a $0.38 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2020: Salt and other seasonings and spices experienced an average inflation rate of 0.95% per year. In other words, salt and other seasonings and spices costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $20.38 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.37% during this same period, inflation for salt and other seasonings and spices was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Salt and other seasonings and spices:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Salt and other seasonings and spices, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation Rate|