Tag Archives: Food Prices

No respite for your pockets, as food prices continue to rise

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 4 January 2022 While the country gears up to ensure that 2022 goes better financially than the past two years, South Africa’s poorest citizens are still battling to put food on the table, with the food … Continue reading

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Food prices set to rise even higher next year

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintThabiso Mochiko, Times Live, 19 December 2021 South Africans will add treats to their Christmas tables if they can, but rising food prices mean many will have to adjust their menus — and there is no sign of a respite … Continue reading

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Consumers battling high food, fuel prices and higher repo rate with same salaries

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 30 November 2021 Consumers are battling high food and fuel prices, as well as a higher repo rate with the same salaries they earned last year. Read More

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Pandemic, looting mean food price hikes, Competition Commission says

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSipokazi Fokazi, Times Live, 14 September 2021 The recent violent looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng has resulted in high food prices, particularly on essential items such cooking oil, potatoes, meat and sugar. Read More

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High food prices continue to hurt low-income families

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintGiven Majola, IOL Business Report, 29 July 2021 The household food baskets for Durban, Cape Town and Pietermaritzburg increased marginally this month by R31.87, R51.28 and R12.04, respectively, while those of Joburg and Springbok declined marginally by R28.45 and R21.03, … Continue reading

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World food prices fall in June for first time in a year -FAO

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintReuters, 8 July 2021 World food prices fell in June for the first time in 12 months, pushed lower by declines in vegetable oils, cereals and dairy products, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. Read More

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