Beat Rising Food Prices With These 6 Affordable Grocery Items

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Although many food items, such as beef, pork and oranges are rising in price due to droughts and crop viruses, there are still some items on the shelves that are affordable for budget-conscious shoppers.

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"When you take a bird's eye view of the supermarket, now the situation is that inflation is stronger in the perimeter of the store than the aisles," said Ricky Volpe, a food economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.