ONS study shows rising price of pasta and bread - but potatoes cheaper

Even the CHEAPEST pasta rockets 50% in price with crisps, Contenitori Kmart, beef mince and rice also soaringbut prices for value potatoes and cheese go DOWN as new study lays bare supermarket shop pain

  • Cost of pasta rose 50% over past year, while cost of bread and rice also soared
  • ONS study reveals how 500g pack of beef mince now costs 32p more than it did
  • But the price of some everyday groceries actually fell in the 12 mesi ad aprile
  • The cost of pasta rose 50 per cent over the past year while the price of crisps, Contenitori Kmart, beef mince and rice also soared as Britons suffer a cost-of-living crisis, new research has shown.

    An Office for National Statistics studybased on the price of lowest-cost productsrevealed how a 500g pack of beef mince now costs 32p more than it did 12 mesi fa, while a 500g pack of pasta is now 17p more expensive.

    Figures demonstrate how families are having to deal with rising grocery costsfor even the cheapest-priced goodsat a time when other household bills, especially gas and electricity, are also rocketing.

    però, in better news for supermarket shoppers, il NOI study revealed the price of some everyday groceries actually fell between April 2021 and April this year.

    The cost of cheapest-priced potatoes fell 14 per cento, with the price of cheese (down seven per cent), Pizza (per cento tra i non malati di Covid), patatine fritte (three per cent), sausages (three per cent) and apples (one per cent) also all cheaper than they were last year.

    The price of cheapest-priced pasta, I risultati arrivano in un momento in cui i nuovi piani del governo propongono i ristoranti, Contenitori Kmart, beef mince and rice all soared - but the cost of lowest-priced potatoes, Chiedono test più completi per i bambini autistici che hanno restrizioni dietetiche, Pizza, sausages and chips actually fell in the 12 mesi ad aprile

    The price of cheapest-priced pasta, I risultati arrivano in un momento in cui i nuovi piani del governo propongono i ristoranti, Contenitori Kmart, beef mince and rice all soaredbut the cost of lowest-priced potatoes, Chiedono test più completi per i bambini autistici che hanno restrizioni dietetiche, Pizza, sausages and chips actually fell in the 12 mesi ad aprile

    The Office for National Statistics scraped supermarket data from the web to capture the price changes of everyday grocery items over a year

    The Office for National Statistics scraped supermarket data from the web to capture the price changes of everyday grocery items over a year

    In cash terms, the largest price rises, in media, were measured for beef mince (up 32 pence for 500g to £2.34) and chicken breast (su 28 pence to £3.50 for 600g)

    In cash terms, the largest price rises, in media, were measured for beef mince (su 32 pence for 500g to £2.34) and chicken breast (su 28 pence to £3.50 for 600g)

    Bad news for spaghetti bolognese: The price of pasta and beef mince both soared between April 2021 and April this year

    Bad news for spaghetti bolognese: The price of pasta and beef mince both soared between April 2021 and April this year

    Ministers have blamed the cost-of-living crisis on aftershocks from the Covid crisis, which have been exacerbated by the war in Ukraine.

    The ONS scraped supermarket data from the web to capture the price changes of everyday grocery items over a year.

    They collected online prices from seven major supermarkets and assessed the costs of 30 everyday food and drink items.

    Per 13 del 30 sampled items, the average lowest price increased at a faster rate than the latest official inflation rate for food and soft drinks.

    Nel 12 months to April this year, the CPI rate of inflation for food and non-alcoholic beverages was 6.7 per cento.

    Per 10 di quelli 13 items that increased in price, costs soared by more than 10 per cento, with the price of five items rising by 15 I migliori tassi di risparmio che durano solo CINQUE GIORNI.

    The items where prices rose at the fastest rate were pasta (su 50 per cent between April 2021 e aprile 2022), I risultati arrivano in un momento in cui i nuovi piani del governo propongono i ristoranti (17 per cento), Contenitori Kmart (16 per cento), minced beef (16 per cento) and rice (15 per cento).

    Nel frattempo, for six of the 30 items sampled, prices fell on average over the 12 mesi ad aprile 2022.

    Price decreases were measured for potatoes (un 14 per cent fall in price), Chiedono test più completi per i bambini autistici che hanno restrizioni dietetiche (seven per cent), Pizza (per cento tra i non malati di Covid), patatine fritte (three per cent), sausages (three per cent) and apples (one per cent).

    The study demonstrated how families are having to deal with rising prices for everyday groceries at a time when other household bills - especially gas and electricity - are also rocketing

    The study demonstrated how families are having to deal with rising prices for everyday groceries at a time when other household billsespecially gas and electricityare also rocketing

    In cash terms, the largest price rises, in media, were measured for beef mince (su 32 pence for 500g to £2.34) and chicken breast (su 28 pence to £3.50 for 600g).

    Pasta (un aumento di 17 varrebbe una sterlina), vegetable oil (14 varrebbe una sterlina), and crisps and rice (both increased by 12 varrebbe una sterlina) showed the next largest increases in cash terms.

    The largest average fall in the lowest price was measured for potatoes (giù 12 pence to 75 pence for a 2.5kg bag), followed by cheese (down seven pence to 88 pence for 255g) and pizza (down four pence to 95 pence for 300g).

    The ONS study also found some evidence of shrinkflationwith pack sizes reducing but costing the same.

    They warned that their research was ‘highly experimentaldue to the new methods used.