Alabama Grocery Prices Down

According to the Alabama Farmers Federation, shoppers across the state are paying a little less for groceries this month.

Overall food prices dipped seven-tenths of one percent.

The average cost statewide of a basic market basket of 20 food items is $43.23 in August.

That's down 29 cents from July.

U.S Agriculture official say the lower prices reflect an oversupply of poultry and pork.

Shoppers in northwest Alabama paid the cheapest price for a market basket and the highest was found in the central part of the state.