According to the latest report by Organization of consumers and users (OCU)The price of products in the supermarket increased on average by 9.4% in the past year, a rate similar to what was set by general inflation of 8.4%, according to the latest data.
From OCU they explained it The value of the shopping cart in each supermarket chain was compared from December 20, 2020 to March 2022. After various comparisons, the rise approached 10% across all series.
High prices in supermarkets
The highest chain was Carrefour and Mercadona, and the lowest were Alcampo and Iroski. We show you the percentage increase in prices in food chains. From March 2021 to March 2022, Carrefour at 12.1% and Mercadona at 11.4% are the chains with the highest gainers. El Corte Inglés and Hipercor saw a lower rise, at 7.7%.
What increased more
According to this study, among 156 food, hygiene and pharmacy products in ten Spanish cities, “Online” prices in major supermarket chains increased by 9.4% on average between March 20, 2021 and March 8, 2022.
It is among the most affected oils (average price increase of 34%), fish (16%), canned food (11%) and dairy products (11%), and these increases, according to consumers, are especially felt in private label products, since they start from less. the prices.
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