Grocery prices surge in Indiana

Shoppers feeling pinched at the pump say their budgets are also taking a hit inside the grocery store. According to farming advocate Indiana Farm Bureau Inc., grocery prices are up about 4 percent from the last quarter of 2010. The bureau selects shoppers around the state to buy the same 16 items every quarter and report the prices. This quarter, 13 of the 16 items on the list increased in price. Deli sliced ham, shredded cheese, orange juice and ground beef topped the list of items that have gotten more costly.

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