The price of food surged over the last year but there is a sliver hope that rates could be on the downswing. Marty Cantor, CPA and economic development consultant, joined Cheddar News to provide some insights into declining food prices and whether or not consumers should expect them to climb again. "A big component of the producer price index is gasoline -- transportation -- but that's coming down. But that could turn around because oil prices are now up," he said. "The producer price index is the final prices for goods and services that a retailer will have to pay and then the retailer, in turn, will put their profit margin on it and sell it to you as a consumer and that's the consumer price index."

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