Food Spending Adjustments During Recessionary Times

During the 2007-09 recession, inflation-adjusted food expenditures by U.S. households fell 5 percent—the largest decrease in at least 25 years. Spending patterns differed by income level, with middle-income households curbing expenditures the most. Households responded to the recession by cutting back on eating out and by economizing on grocery purchases.


Issue Date:
2011
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/120969
Published in:
Amber Waves
Page range:
10-17
Total Pages:
8




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