Food prices go up by 7,3 percent

National average food prices increased by 7,3percent in the year to October, shows data from the National Agricultural Marketing Council. The council said maize meal shot up by 46,49 percent, beef by 24,06 percent and brown bread by 6,08percent. It added that seasonal increases in demand for red meat and chicken were expected to push prices higher. - I-Net Bridge

National average food prices increased by 7,3percent in the year to October, shows data from the National Agricultural Marketing Council. The council said maize meal shot up by 46,49 percent, beef by 24,06 percent and brown bread by 6,08percent. It added that seasonal increases in demand for red meat and chicken were expected to push prices higher. - I-Net Bridge

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