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Sunflower oil, petrol, vegetables: now the price of the Germans' favorite product is also rising

2022-05-21T16:52:21.008Z

Sunflower oil, petrol, vegetables: now the price of the Germans' favorite product is also rising Created: 05/21/2022, 18:48 By: Laura May Next shock when shopping: After the exploding prices for sunflower oil, petrol or vegetables, the price of wheat flour has more than doubled. Munich – Visiting the supermarket is becoming increasingly frustrating for many consumers. The prices of a wide vari



Sunflower oil, petrol, vegetables: now the price of the Germans' favorite product is also rising

Created: 05/21/2022, 18:48

By: Laura May

Next shock when shopping: After the exploding prices for sunflower oil, petrol or vegetables, the price of wheat flour has more than doubled.

Munich – Visiting the supermarket is becoming increasingly frustrating for many consumers.

The prices of a wide variety of products are rising faster than has been seen in Germany in recent decades.

Supermarket prices are exploding: first sunflower oil, now the German staple food

When shopping, people suddenly consider whether they should buy standard products such as oil, milk or butter – or rather do without them.

The prices for pastries are currently rising - German eating habits are beginning to falter.

No other country has as much bread as Germany: there are around 3,200 registered varieties.

According to the Federal Statistical Office, around 4.9 million tons of bread were produced in 2021, worth 10.7 billion euros.

A person in Germany eats an average of 61 kilos of bread, as reported by

RTL News

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Shopping trolley with groceries (symbol image) © IMAGO/Wolfgang Maria Weber

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Soaring wheat prices are calling eating habits into question

The price of wheat has more than doubled in Germany in the past year.

This is a major concern for bakeries in particular.

On the one hand, their production costs are increasing.

Not only because of the rising grain prices - oil, sugar or toppings for sandwiches are also becoming expensive.

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Experts are expecting a price increase of around 20 percent in 2022.

The reasons for this are complex: in addition to the pandemic and the lack of raw materials, there is now war in Ukraine.

Above all, the EU buys a lot of Ukrainian grain, fruit and oil – this supply has been disrupted by the war.

Source: merkur

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