Prices to increase on popular breakfast foods

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Consumer Reporter Rachel Murray investigates the upcoming price hike for popular breakfast foods.

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The most important meal of the day is about to hit you harder in the wallet.

The price of cereal, eggs, sausage, and more are expected to rise in 2018, according to businesses and food industry experts.

Companies including Cheerios-maker General Mills, Jimmy Dean brands owner Tyson Foods, Inc., and Skippy peanut butter owner Hormel Foods, are indicating price increases, according to Reuters.

Higher shipping costs are said to be blame, according to Clark.com.

Eggs, milk, and fruits, are also expected to cost shoppers more this year, according to U.S News and World Report.

News Center 7 consumer reporter Rachel Murray will find out how much more breakfast foods are going to cost you and how to still save money- tonight on WHIO-TV at 5pm.

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