By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) – The average cost of groceries now stands just above $355 a month per person, a new study found.

That means a two-person household can easily spend more than $700 a month on food. Add a child and that figure spikes.

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According to, the state with the highest grocery bill is Hawaii where grocery tabs top $550 per person. Vermont, Alaska and New York were also high up on the pricey list.

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Massachusetts was also in the top ten for most expensive grocery bills, coming in eighth-most at $406.21 per month.

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New Hampshire has the cheapest grocery bill, averaging $183.00 per person a month. Staff