According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for sauces and gravies were 3.15% higher in 2020 versus 2018 (a $0.63 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2020: Sauces and gravies experienced an average inflation rate of 1.56% per year. In other words, sauces and gravies costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $20.63 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.46% during this same period, inflation for sauces and gravies was higher.
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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