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
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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