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Methodology for the Quarterly Food-Away-from-Home Prices Data

by Aylin Kumcu and Abigail Okrent

Technical Bulletin No. (TB-1938) 38 pp, May 2014

Cover image for TB1938 Food away from home (FAFH) and alcohol are integral to the typical American's food budget and diet. To better track FAFH and alcohol spending patterns, the Quarterly Food-Away-from-Home Prices data supplies detailed price data on FAFH and alcohol at home and away from home.

Keywords: Food away from home, FAFH, alcohol prices, disaggregated FAFH prices, QFAFHP, CPI, limited-service restaurant, full-service restaurant, school lunches, vending machines, fast food, non-alcoholic beverages, beverage prices

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Last updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

For more information contact: Aylin Kumcu and Abigail Okrent