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Food shopping basket becomes by 3.7% more expensive in a year

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The basic food products shopping basket compiled by TNS Emor became in March by 1% less expensive in a month and 3.7% more expensive in a year, Delfi reports.

As of March, TNS Emor's basic food products basket cost 68.66 euros per person. In a year, the prices of fruits and vegetables have increased most, for example that of potatoes by 42.2% and imported apples by 17.1%. Major price increases were posted also by eggs (21.2%), fresh salmon (16.6%) and minced meat (23.6%).

As compared to last year, the price of imported tomatoes fell most, 12.1%, while the price of natural cheese has fallen by 4.9%, bananas 4.5%, sugar 4.2% and milk 2.2%). TNS Emor's basic food products basket includes over 50 articles of food products.

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