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Grocery Store PRICE Database

Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:36 pm
by Andy F
I'm a member of Global Food Prices Database, their reports will indicate future accurate price increases in food costs compared to recent reports. I don't have time to analyze their reports, you can though for the typical store bought grocery products & foods you use, if you join up there for free - ... c9b6539a27
Global Food Prices Database (WFP)
Download .csv file database here - ... prices.csv
"This dataset contains Global Food Prices data from the World Food Programme covering foods such as maize, rice, beans, fish, and sugar for 76 countries and some 1,500 markets. It is updated weekly but contains to a large extent monthly data. The data goes back as far as 1992 for a few countries, although many countries started reporting from 2003 or thereafter."

Open Grocery Database Project - is a all inclusive Grocery Product Database.
If you've worked with Excel files, it is easy to sort through alphabetically and delete one or 100 rows themselves.'s Main website LINK -

Grocery Brands Database PDF AutoDownloads only -

Grocery UPC Database PDF AutoDownloads only -

Open Food Facts - In the UK
Good for those of you in UK, but use the first website & .csv file for prices globally.

Re: Grocery Store PRICE Database

Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:40 pm
by Farside
I have spent a good portion of my professional life developing systems for optimizing and forecasting promotional campaign ROI as well as providing administrative efficiencies and data quality improvements in things like this.

The cost of food the consumer pays is handy, but there is a complex pricing chain behind the scenes that influence the the final cost to consumer. For example, food price increases can be due to increases in warehouse carrying costs, rising cost of labor within the supply chain, or a mandate by the shareholders to increase profit margins. It may have nothing to do with the cost of producing the food, and the food supplier is often not the root cause of increased consumer prices which is why you often hear that farmers are getting pennies for their produce and yet prices are skyrocketing.

Re: Grocery Store PRICE Database

Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:20 pm
by Andy F
I'm sorry if my source is not working, for ways I do not understand.
I do know there are many many hidden reasons for hidden costs vs consumer price fixing.
Farmers get the low end of the stick, it's not fair.
If there is a better source of food prices for us plebs, please post a valid link.