As grocery stores fill up with last minute shoppers for the Thanksgiving meal many are cooking for you should find the pinch in your pocketbook to be a little less than last year.
The American Farm Bureau conducts a yearly price survey of staple items on the Thanksgiving Day table and for the second year in a row you’re paying less. To feed a family of 10 the cost is projected at $49.12, less than a dollar cheaper than in 2016. Turkey is less expensive this year averaging $1.40 a pound. And AFBF’s John Newton says you won’t have any problem finding pumpkin pie thanks to our states farmers.
Milk, rolls, eggs and sweet potatoes all decreased in price. Some of the things that increased were whipping cream, cranberries and a veggie tray.