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Pasta, flour, bread and meat see their labels climb


DECRYPTION - The surge in the price of cereals mechanically pushes up the price of many food products.

The staple food of humans, cereals, and particularly wheat, are also essential in rations for farm animals.

Soaring world wheat prices have chain repercussions across large food departments, from flour to bread, including eggs and ground beef.

In November, for the first time in almost two years (February 2019), total food prices have also increased from one month to the next.

Logically enough, pasta was the first to be affected, with durum wheat prices falling in less than six months from 280 to over 450 euros per tonne.

According to the panelist Iri, the price of first-price pasta shells or spaghetti increased in November by 30% compared to November 2020, and that of private label (private label) by more than 11% over the same period.

This outbreak has not been without effects on the shelves, the number of packages of private label shells sold in supermarkets having plunged by 20% since August 15, according to

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Source: lefigaro

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