Meat Prices Continue To Soar, But Coffee And Tea Are Cheaper


Meat prices continue to climb, making it even more expensive to get your teeth into a juicy steak, according to the latest consumer price index (CPI) from Stats SA.

However, you might want to stock up on tea and coffee as their prices have come down.

The consumer price index (CPI), which measures the prices of a range of consumer goods and services, increased by 2.1% in May compared with May last year. The reading for September 2004, 15 years and eight months ago, was 1.3%.

According to Stats SA: “For the third month in a row the prices of meat and dairy products have risen.

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