Average Canadian food bill to rise by $348 in 2018

Published on December 13, 2017, 9:14 pm

Published by BCLocalNews Editor

Canadians should expect to dish out more cash for food in 2018 Food inflation is expected to go up between one and three percent next year For an average family of four, that means an extra $348 out of pocketThe majority of that money will come from consumers who eat out or choose prepared foods Atlantic Canada and B.C. will see above average increases While more competition in Alberta and Ontario means below average price hikes The report comes from researchers at Dalhousie University and University of Guelph

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