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1990s Cost Of Food

Below and how much food and groceries cost in the 90's

These Prices were all taken from newspaper adds around the country

Fresh Meat and Vegetables

  • Apples 99 cents per pound New Jersey 1996
  • Apples 99 cents per pound Wisconsin 1998
  • Bacon $1.24 per pound 1996
  • Bananas 48 cents per pound Wisconsin 1998
  • Bananas 45 cents per pound Washington 1999
  • Carrotts 54 cents per pound Washington 1999
  • Cherries $1.47 per pound Ohio 1990
  • Cherries $1.70 per pound Washington 1999
  • Cherry Tomatoes $1.87 per pound Washington 1999
  • Chicken $1.05 Per pOund Wisconsin 1998
  • Clementines $5.99 for 5 pounds New Jersey 1996
  • Eggs Large grade A $1.05 per dozen Wisconsin 1998
  • Frankfurters $1.99 per pound New Jersey 1996
  • Grapefruit $1.00 for 4 Ohio 1997
  • Ground Beef 89 cents per pound Ohio 1997
  • Ground Beef $1.09 Illinois 1991
  • Ground Chuck $1.82 per pound Wisconsin 1998
  • Milk 1 gallon 99 cents Illinois 1991
  • Milk 1 gallon $1.90 Wisconsin 1998
  • Onions 69 cents for 3 pounds Ohio 1997
  • Oranges $1.99 for 4 pounds New Jersey 1996
  • Oranges 74 centas per pound Washington 1999
  • Peaches 79 cents per pound Pennsylvania 1998
  • Peppers $1.11 per pound Washington 1999
  • Plums 89 cents per pound Pennsylvania 1998
  • Pork Chops $2.99 per pound Pennsylvania 1998
  • Pork Chops $1.98 Illinois 1991
  • Potatoes 31 cents per pound Washington 1999
  • Seedless Grapes 59 cents per pound Illinois 1991
  • Sirloin Steak $2.99 per pound Ohio 1997
  • Sliced Bacon 1.49 per pound Illinois 1991
  • Sliced Ham $1.99 per pound Illinois 1991
  • Tomatoes $1.31 per pound Wisconsin 1998
  • Tomatoes $1.21 per pound Washington 1999
  • Watermelon 12 cents per pound Illinois 1991
  • Watermelon 32 cents per pound Ohio 1990
  • Wieners $1.39 per pound Pennsylvania 1998

    Other

    • Campbells Tomatoe Soup $1.00 for 3 cans Illinois 1991
    • Coca Cola 99 cents for 6 cans New Jersey 1996
    • Frozen Broccoli Spears $1.35 per pound Washington 1999
    • Frozen Peas 97 cents per pound Washington 1999
    • Frozen Sweet Corn $1.03 per pound Washington 1999
    • Ground Coffee $3.70 per pound Wisconsin 1998
    • Ketchup 96 cents per bottle New Jersey 1996
    • Margarine 49 cents per pound New Jersey 1996
    • Pork and beans 33 cents Illinois 1991
    • Sugar 99 cents for 5 pounds Ohio 1997
    • Tuna 50 cents per can New Jersey 1996