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Inflation: 10 items that have increased in price by up to 98% at Walmart in two years

Grocery prices have increased dramatically since the Covid-19 pandemic.

With the inflation rate at 8.5%, you will even notice price hikes at Walmart.


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Which items have increased in price?

The 8.5% inflation of food prices can be attributed to the difference of supply and demand. The supply does not match the demand and many companies have been price gouging– and making large profits. Retailers including Walmart have been accused of overcharging customers. But what items got more expensive?

Keep in mind that exact prices vary by location. Below is a list of items and the price difference from August 2020 to August 2022:

  1. Great Value Eggs (18-count) – Up by 98%
    • 2020- $2.27
    • 2022- $4.50
  2. Great Value Whole Milk (one gallon) – Up by 69%
    • 2020- $2.66
    • 2022- $4.50
  3. Vitamin water zero sugar squeezed (six-pack) – Up by 31%
    • 2020- $4.48
    • 2022- $5.88
  4. Jack Link’s Beef Jerky (10 ounces) – Up by 27%
    • 2020- $10.88
    • 2022- $13.88
  5. Great Value Sliced American Cheese (24-count) – Up by 27%
    • 2020- $1.88
    • 2022- $2.38
  6. Bush’s Baked Beans – Up by 25%
    • 2020- $1.98
    • 2022- $2.48
  7. Yellow onion – Up by 23%
    • 2020- $0.70
    • 2022- $0.86
  8. Del Monte Cut Green Beans – Up by 19%
    • 2020- $1.08
    • 2022- $1.28
  9. Kodiak Cakes Blueberries & Cream (six-count) – Up by 18%
    • 2020- $4.48
    • 2022- $5.88
  10. Persil Discs Laundry Detergent (38-count) – Up by 8%
    • 2020- $11.97
    • 2022- $12.97

Generally, if you buy store-brand items rather than name-brand you can save up to 30%


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