Grocery prices in July had largest price increase since 1979

Among groceries, egg prices had the biggest increase. Their cost rose by 4.3% in the month of July, and 38% in the year. Potatoes also rose 4.6% on the month and 13.3% year-to-year. Butter was up over 26% on the year in July, and coffee rose by over 20% over the same period.