WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S. — The Consumer Price Index for baked ingredients and cereal merchandise rose 0.4% in May, in step with the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. The index for all food at domestic also multiplied, growing zero.1%.
Of the 18 objects observed by Milling & Baking News, a sister e-book of World Grain, eleven published month-over-month profits, 6 finished decrease, and one was unchanged.
The May index for Cereals and Bakery Products before seasonal adjustment was 277.8% of the 1982-eighty four commons, up 2.1% from a year in the past. For all meals at domestic, the May index become 242.1, up 1.1% from May 2018.
The CPI for cereals and cereal merchandise in May turned into 228. Three, down zero.2% from April however up zero.6% from May 2018. The index for commodity inside this class protected: flour and organized mixes, 238.9, up 1.2% from April but down 1.Five% from the previous yr; breakfast cereal, 222.Eight, down zero.6% from the prior month but up zero.Nine% from 12 months in the past; and rice, pasta and corn meal, 237 — four, down 0.2% from April but up 1% from May 2018.
The charging index for bakery merchandise in May was 306.4, up zero.7% from April and up 2.Eight% from May 2018.
The May index for bread became 184.1, down zero.2% from April however up 2.2% from May 2018. Under this heading, the CPI for white bread become 333.1, down zero.2% from April however up 2.4% from May 2018. For food apart from white, the index was 360, up 0.3% from April and up 3.1% from 12 months ago.
The price index for clean biscuits, rolls, and muffins in May changed into 181.1, up 0.9% from April and up 2.6% from May 2018. The May index for cakes, cupcakes, and cookies turned into 292.3, up 0.7% from April and up 3.1% from May 2018. Under this phase, other fee indexes blanketed fresh desserts and cupcakes, 317. Eight, unchanged from April but up 2.8% from May 2018; and cookies, 272.9, up 1.3% from the preceding month and up to three.7% from the previous year.
The CPI for different bakery products in May turned into 272. Eight, up 1.4% from April and up to three.3% from May 2018. Under this heading, other price indexes in May protected: sparkling candy rolls, espresso desserts and donuts, 314.2, up 1.2% from April and up 5.Four% from May 2018; crackers and cracker merchandise, 310. Five, up 2.8% from April and up 4.5% from May 2018; and frozen and refrigerated bakery products, pies, muffins and turnovers, 272.1, down 0.1% from April but up zero.Five% from the previous yr.