According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for sauces and gravies were 4.62% higher in 2021 versus 2019 (a $0.92 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2021: Sauces and gravies experienced an average inflation rate of 2.28% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, sauces and gravies costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $20.92 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.29% during this same period, inflation for sauces and gravies was higher.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 0.24%, which is below the average yearly change for sauces and gravies during the 2019-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), 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 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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