Gas prices fall, will groceries follow?

Gas prices around the Tri-State are falling, so what does that mean for your grocery bill?

It could mean a cheaper checkout.

Locally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.60, down about $.40 from just one month ago.

Economists say the steady decline in gas means cheaper food.

Energy costs have a lot to do with food costs as it takes mass amounts of fuel to harvest, process and transport. Now that oil prices are cheaper, you will start to see food prices drop too.

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