Since Christmas, supermarkets have raised the prices of 10,000 items.


Since Christmas, supermarkets have raised the prices of 10,000 products.

According to industry data, nearly 10,000 products on supermarket shelves have increased in price since Christmas.

After Christmas, price increases are common as special offers expire, but this year’s increase is more than double that of last year.

Food inflation and ongoing costs from ingredients to energy are still driving up prices, based on the number of price increases.

According to Assosia’s findings for trade publication The Grocer, cover rises between December 27 and January 5.

Despite the fact that the figures represent only 6% of all items sold by major retailers, they include many everyday household staples, including a tenth of all products in the fresh meat and bakery aisles.

According to The Grocer, bakery products are more vulnerable to rising energy prices because they require gas for the ovens as well as fuel for deliveries.

New contracts between producers and private label brands, which are signed every January, have caused some food prices to rise.

“One or two frozen companies are being a little bit quicker getting prices through,” said Richard Harrow, CEO of the British Frozen Food Federation.

Meat prices have been steadily increasing for quite some time.

Separate Kantar data released this week showed that fresh beef is now 12.2 percent more expensive than it was three months ago, while lamb has increased by 9.5 percent.

Apart from a brief period at the start of the pandemic when panic buying took over, food price inflation was 3.5 percent in December, the highest it had been since January 18.

Because some supermarkets are introducing them sooner than others, prices may continue to rise.

According to Assosia director Kay Staniland, Waitrose is the only supermarket chain that has cut prices more than it has raised them in the last week or so.

Tesco has only raised the price of 2% of its products, whereas Iceland and Ocado have increased the price of 10% of their products.

Many potential price increases were postponed in the run-up to Christmas to encourage more people to shop.

According to The Grocer, supermarkets absorbed most of the increases from suppliers, which averaged 13%.


As factories around the world face lockdowns and worker absences, Covid-19 has hit global supply chains with a combination of pent-up demand and shipping delays.

As a result, prices have risen, especially for.

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