In this March 1, 2011 photo, Connie Booth picks out an avocado while shopping at a Kroger Co. supermarket, in Cincinnati. Wholesale prices jumped last month by the most in nearly two years due to ... more 
In this March 1, 2011 photo, Connie Booth picks out an avocado while shopping at a Kroger Co. supermarket, in Cincinnati. Wholesale prices jumped last month by the most in nearly two years due to higher energy costs and the steepest rise in food prices in 36 years. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Al Behrman
Wed, Mar 16, 2011 4:26 PM EDT