The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Food (01.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes the goods purchased for consumption at home.
Food (01.1) excludes food products sold for immediate consumption away from the home by hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars, kiosks, street vendors, automatic vending machines, etc. (11.1.1), cooked dishes prepared by restaurants for consumption off their premises (11.1.1), cooked dishes prepared by catering contractors whether collected by the customer or delivered to the customer's home (11.1.1), and products sold specifically as pet foods (09.3.4).
This category contains the Bread and Cereals (01.1.1), Meat (01.1.2), Fish (01.1.3), Milk, Cheese, and Eggs (01.1.4), Oils and Fats (01.1.5), Fruit (01.1.6), Vegetables (01.1.7), Sugar, Jam, Honey, Chocolate, and Confectionery (01.1.8), and Food Products, Not Elsewhere Classified (01.1.9) subcategories.
This is a subcategory Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) category.
Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm.
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Eurostat, Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: Food for Italy [CP0110ITM086NEST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CP0110ITM086NEST, May 22, 2018.