Special Report

The Price of This Household Item Is Soaring

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10. Butter
> Price increase, July 2021 to July 2022: +22.2%

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9. Flour and prepared flour mixes
> Price increase, July 2021 to July 2022: +22.7%

8. Airline fares
> Price increase, July 2021 to July 2022: +27.7%

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7. Utility (piped) gas service
> Price increase, July 2021 to July 2022: +30.5%

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6. Margarine
> Price increase, July 2021 to July 2022: +32.3%

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