University of Missouri Professor Predicts Food Inflation Until Fall

COLUMBIA, MO (Missourinet) – The high prices at Missouri grocery stores are expected to stick around for a while. University of Missouri Professor Scott Brown studies the economics of food prices and tracks the consumer price index – or C-P-I – of agricultural commodities:

Brown says the Russian invasion of Ukraine has some impacts on the price of grain, cereal and bakery products, and he thinks there’s more to come. He blames higher fuel and labor costs for some of the spike in food prices.