I think this year it will be more important than ever, to clip coupons and watch the ads for the best prices.
I keep a price log and cash in the coupons when I can get the lowest price point.
Buying in bulk will also save you on the price per pound of items like Rice, flour,sugar .
I came across this while surfing the web. I'm betting if they are increasing prices so will ever one else?
Alexia Howard, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein said in a report to clients that the cereal category has remained sluggish in recent months, but that General Mills was the relative winner.
Increasing wheat prices
General Mills recently announced it was increasing the price of 'selected' product lines to reflect the impact of higher commodity costs on production and the broader supply chain.
According to reports, the company is expecting input cost increases of four to five per cent in the current fiscal year, compared with a three percent decline in the previous year.