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Fortune has a story in which it looks to assess the degree to which food inflation is affecting average Americans.

"The annual inflation rate hit 9.1% last month," Fortune writes.  "But that doesn’t mean that Americans are seeing their bills or their grocery store receipts go up by 9% across the board. In most cases, the rise in prices has been far greater.

"In fact, food prices have been consistently outpacing the overall Consumer Price Index.  Last month, the index tracking grocery prices showed a 12.2% spike over the last year, making it the largest 12-month increase since April 1979. And month-over-month, prices rose by 1%.

"Now 12.2% may not sound like the biggest jump; it usually means an extra few cents here or there for each product. But that can add up fast—especially when almost all products have seen some type of increase. And when you do your grocery shopping you might be shocked to see how much certain, individual food products have increased much more in price.

"To get a sense of what Americans are seeing when they shop, Fortune asked Datasembly to analyze the average promotional prices—in other words, the cost shoppers are likely to pay—of eight everyday grocery products…"

Spoiler alert:  "The burden of these price increases aren’t falling on all Americans equally. Not only are rural shoppers potentially seeing bigger spikes, but low-income and younger households are also feeling more of the price pressures."

You can read the entire story here.