Grocery prices: Grillers won't have relief this Independence Day

New York CNN Business  — 

Fourth of July celebrations are going to be a lot more expensive this year. The silver lining? Beer is still relatively cheap.

In the four weeks ending on June 12, the price of a hot dog package jumped about 17% compared to last year, according to the market research firm IRI, which tracks total US multi-outlet retail sales at US supermarkets, big-box retailers, convenience stores and other locations.

In that same period, ketchup prices spiked 21%, ground beef prices increased 11%, and hamburger and hot dog buns jumped nearly 13%.

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