The unstoppable rise in the price of energy is felt in many other aspects of the daily life of consumers, for example, in the shopping basket. The organization of consumers and users (OCU) confirms the great rises that many foods have experienced in the last 6 months. Filling the car is increasingly expensive.
The latest data that the National Institute of Statistics (INE) has been known have reflected that increases are a reality: Housing Party has risen more than 18%, and has also done by transportation (remaining for now at 10.8%). But the hospitality (2.5%) and food (3%) are also climbing above the expected.
The OCU has been studying the evolution of the price prices of the purchase basket for several months. Specifically, the Organization has analyzed the behavior of prices over the past 6 months of a selection of 23 basic feeding products of all categories, meat, fruits, vegetables, beverages, dairy products, packaging, drugstore and hygiene in 14 chains of national scope. With Christmas around the corner, a shopping basket rising every day augurs a rise more than important for the pockets of the Spaniards.
In the study of the OCU, inflationary tendencies are obvious in some products. "In very few products, the price drops are relevant and their amount tends to be lower than the rises," says the organization.
The alert organization, for example, of the rise in basic products such as margarine or pasta (rises more than 20%), milk, eggs or beef (which have uploaded more than 10%), chicken or the lamb.
Of the 23 products monitored by the OCU, only the razor foam and Golden (-3.1%) apples (-3.9%) and carrots (-9.9%) have not remarkably lowered its price. Shopping basket is a reality.
"It is foreseeable that this upward trend is maintained while energy prices and fuel are still on these high levels. In addition, it runs the risk that it is generalized to other products," they assure from the OCU.
Faced with this increase in the prices of the shopping cart, the OCU recommends choosing seasonal products, which usually have the tightest prices and choose to buy in establishments with the best price level: "Choose one of the cheapest supermarkets of Each locality can be translated into an important savings ".Date Of Update: 07 December 2021, 10:53