/ 14 January 2024

Vegetable and other food prices remain high

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In a bid to decrease costs, producers may either reduce the quantity of foods and beverages or they may make the product with cheaper ingredients. Photo: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images
The M&G’s basic food basket survey shows that supermarket prices don’t always drop when those at fresh produce markets do

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