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Food Prices Rise For Sixth Consecutive Month

Published: Wed 13 Oct 2021 10:52 AM
Food prices rose 0.5 percent in September 2021 compared with August 2021, mainly influenced by higher prices for grocery food and meat, poultry, and fish, Stats NZ said today.
September’s movement is the sixth consecutive monthly rise. After adjusting for seasonality, prices rose 0.9 percent.
Grocery food prices were up 0.8 percent in September, mainly influenced by higher prices for fresh eggs (up 12 percent), chocolate biscuits (up 6.1 percent), and sweets (up 3.2 percent).
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