Grocery prices continue climbing all across Louisiana and the nation. Kraft Heinze is now boosting prices this spring on most of its products including Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Velveeta cheese, Oscar Meyer hot dogs, Heinz Ketchup and many other popular items.

Kraft Plans To Raise Prices On Numerous Products In Next Year
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Proctor and Gamble also recently announced higher prices on many products including Tide, Pampers diapers and much more.

The companies are seeing a significant increase in the costs for freight and commodities they use to make their products.

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Which Companies Are Raising Prices?

General Mills, Mondelez International, General Mills, Proctor and Gamble and Kraft Heinz are just a few of the companies announcing dramatic price hikes. As you roll through the grocery store over the next few months, you could be paying 20% more for many of your favorite items.

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Kraft Heinz is expected to bump up prices on most of their products in March. The biggest increase will be for Velveeta which is going up 30%. Prices for Kool-Aid and Capri Sun are going up 20%.

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Produce prices are likely to go up as well. The cost of transporting these goods across the country continues to climb. If you like a glass of wine, a cocktail or a beer every now and then, expect to see higher prices. That industry is being impacted by labor shortages and delays in getting imported goods into the U.S.

49% of Americans say higher grocery prices are causing a financial hardship. Higher fuel prices are also causing money problems for many folks.

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