According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for sauces and gravies are 14.30% higher in 2022 versus 2015 (a $2.86 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2022: Sauces and gravies experienced an average inflation rate of 1.93% per year. In other words, sauces and gravies costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $22.86 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.69% during this same period, inflation for sauces and gravies was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 2.44%, which is above the average yearly change for sauces and gravies during the 2015-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for sauces and gravies was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Sauces and gravies, over time, for $20 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Sauces and gravies: