soaring staple food prices prompt suppressed protests

Published on : 05/13/2022 – 13:35Modified : 05/13/2022 – 15:34 Hundreds of people took to the streets in several cities across Iran to protest the government’s decision to raise the prices of basic necessities, state media reported on Friday. The authorities have announced around twenty arrests in the south of the country. Iranian authorities have … Read more

Oil, flour, eggs … Product shortages are increasing in supermarkets

War in Ukraine, inflation, storage, avian flu… So many elements which reinforce the lack of certain foods on the shelves. While shopping, the French gradually notice shelves that are empty, without being renewed. According to analyst NielsenIQ, these shortages represent a shortfall of 851 million euros for supermarkets in the first quarter of 2022. Of … Read more

Meat, oil, pasta… These products which weigh more and more heavily on the budget of the French

In supermarkets, inflation reached +2.67% in April compared to the same month in 2021. Inflation is accelerating in France. In supermarkets, it reached +2.67% in April – compared to April 2021 -, according to data from panelist NielsenIQ published last week, after +1.26% in March and +0.52% in February. “An unprecedented increase, we had never … Read more

Lidl expects ‘5-8%’ inflation on food products

The brand’s purchasing and marketing director predicts a general rise in food prices but is not worried about shortages. In the same way as energy, the evolution of the price of food products worries the government and the French. Particularly in the context of rebounding inflation fueled by the crisis in Ukraine. While general inflation … Read more

The popularity of organic foods on the rise

Organic products seem to have been spared inflation so far, unlike the majority of other foods in Quebec grocery stores. • Read also: Prices of marine products inflated by supply difficulties • Read also: Strong international demand has shaken the maple syrup industry While inflation drives up the cost of groceries, some aisles remain nearly … Read more

The hidden face of the rising price of the grocery cart

The cost of food continues to make headlines. A sad observation is clear: food insecurity is becoming the reality of new Quebec households and is amplified among those who already knew it. The usual survival strategies are no longer enough and in many cupboards, foodstuffs bought in $1 stores sit alongside those obtained at the … Read more