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Meat and dairy


What's happening with beef, lamb and dairy prices Read more

What about bread?


A loaf of bread costs around 25 percent more than a year ago Read more

Petrol, electricity and LPG


Retail prices keep rising Read more


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We investigate why the prices of food, petrol and electricity keep on rising.

International commodity prices are well down, the hydro lakes are full, oil prices are way down on last year. So why haven't food, electricity and petrol prices come down as well?

The reasons vary from industry to industry but they provide little comfort for consumers paying the bills.