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  • Even in 2016, I think these prices are very much in line with what I pay, some items I get for even lower prices, such as eggs for $.89 and sometimes $.59. Keep your eyes open for bargains. And I don't have to shop all the "upscale supermarkets" around Raleigh. Aldi's has great prices and good products. - 7/23/2016 7:59:49 PM
  • I live in Northern California and I just finished shopping. All the regular food is one price but anything organic or healthy is extremely is very discouraging.... - 7/23/2016 7:16:18 PM
  • I don't know where you get prices that cheap, they're a lot higher where I live - 7/22/2016 4:44:02 PM
  • Good article, but prices way off the mark. - 7/22/2016 11:20:24 AM
  • This is a good article, however, the prices are not what they cost in my area of Florida. For instance, bananas are nearly 60 cents per pound. The article needs to be updated to today's prices. The foods are a healthy change rather than pizza and frozen dinners. - 7/22/2016 9:15:01 AM
  • I agree with other comments: please update the stats. Otherwise, good starting point for comparisons. - 7/22/2016 6:00:11 AM
  • When I first read this, I thought, is this from pre-2008?! (b/c that's when prices started to jack up and not go back down, even when gas prices, etc. were lower in later years.)
    So, yeah, update the article---it's a good one, but prices are dated. And thanks to the commenter who noted the first comment was from 2008---I'm giving that bit of info a *bump*, in the hopes that they update this highlighted article. - 6/23/2016 10:57:50 PM
  • Prices aren't that far off where I live in FL. actually they are higher then what I pay,if you shop around using smaller stores we are fortunate to have ;produce and discount groceries if you shop Publix, Winn Dixie and Wally World your gonna pay more. Takes work and planning but worth it - 4/12/2016 8:16:54 PM
  • I agree that this article needs to be updated. Many of the prices are twice as high now as they were in 2013 when the article was written (even back in 2013 prices of some of these things were higher around here). Income hasn't gone up nearly as much as prices have. - 3/2/2016 2:28:33 PM
  • The author or SparkPeople may want to consider updating this article since the price differences from when it was first posted to now are so different they detract from the main message of the article. - 2/28/2016 8:20:33 PM
  • please note the first comment posting date = 11/4/2008 7:39:29 AM

    That may explain the BIG difference in prices that indicate Less-Expensive-Ness ! - 2/27/2016 3:13:31 PM
    Adding my 2 cents worth about the prices. Those are way lower than what is charged in Minnesota. - 2/27/2016 11:07:05 AM
  • I think the point is that typically these foods are less expensive than other options, and you get a lot of nutrition for the money. Of course there are price fluctuations, but whether we're talking today's prices or those of a couple years ago, this is a good list to choose from for affordable, healthy food choices. - 2/27/2016 10:53:24 AM
  • these prices are not right today !!!!!!!! a whole lot higher here !! - 2/27/2016 10:48:07 AM
  • About time to update the prices, they are way off. - 2/27/2016 10:29:23 AM

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