According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for sauces and gravies were 4.29% higher in 2021 versus 2018 (a $0.86 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2021: Sauces and gravies experienced an average inflation rate of 1.41% per year. In other words, sauces and gravies costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $20.86 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.19% during this same period, inflation for sauces and gravies was lower.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 1.82%, which is above the average yearly change for sauces and gravies during the 2018-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation for sauces and gravies was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Sauces and gravies:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Sauces and gravies, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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