Inflation record: which are the 10 key foods that rose the most in price in July, well above the average

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Inflation record: which are the 10 key foods that rose the most in price in July, well above the average

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Food and Beverage grew below total inflation in July. But there have been cases of exponential rises. Photo Emmanuel Fernandez

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The inflation index measured by INDEC marked an increase of 7.4% in July, the highest in the last 20 years, driven by the Recreation and Culture item (13.3%). The measure of the object Food and beverages grew below the total value, 6%, although in some cases, prices have skyrocketed as far as almost 60% in just one month.

Although in comparison with the item that grew the most in July (Recreation and culture, 13.3), the Food and beverage category represents half (6%), it is the one with the highest incidence in all regions.

In GBA measurement, the food that has climbed the most -and exponentially- was the kilo of onions who has gone up 57.9% in just one month. A little further back followed the lettuce with an increase of 40.5% in the month of July. Also in the vegetable category sweet potato lifted up 36.5%.

Inflation of fruits and vegetables.  Photo Luciano Thieberger.

Inflation of fruits and vegetables. Photo Luciano Thieberger.

Meanwhile, the pound of sugar It has been reached 30.5% more expensive than in June. The pumpkin anco increased by 18.4% and also the bananas it had an increase well above the average: 17.4%.

In significant increments but further down the list appear the liter and a half of sunflower oil with an increase of 16.4% and the caramel sauce, with 14.6%. In turn, the 500 grams of dry stew-type noodles increased by 14.3% and the package of 250 grams of water-based cookies packaged, 13%.

The 10 foods that grew the most in a month

  1. Onion 57.9%
  2. Lettuce 40.5%
  3. Sweet potato 36.5%
  4. Sugar 30.5%
  5. Pumpkin Anco 18.4%
  6. Banana 17.4%
  7. Sunflower oil per liter and a half 16.4%
  8. Sweet milk 14.6%
  9. Stew-type dry noodles (500 g) 14.3%
  10. Packaged crackers (250 g) 13%

At the other end of the table are the foods and drinks whose price is recorded a bass in a month ruled by a high rate of inflation. At the head, the round tomato which marked a decline of 19.5% followed by the price of a kilo of Lemon which fell by 5.3%. They were also among those who had increased the most in the previous measurement.

Some have even recorded minor casualties. cuts of meat such as kilo of rump (-0.9%), roast (-0.5%) and buttock (-0.3%).

There were cuts of meat that recorded slight declines in July.  Photo Rafael Mario Quinteros

There were cuts of meat that recorded slight declines in July. Photo Rafael Mario Quinteros

The only 5 foods that fell in July

According to the consumer price survey of a selection of foods, beverages and other basic necessities carried out in Greater Buenos Aires between June and July, there have been foods that have skyrocketed, while others have seen drops of nearly 20 %. Even if they were particularly few.

Round tomato – 19.5%

Lemon – 5.3%

Croup per kilo – 0.9%

Roast per kilo – 0.5%

Buttocks per kilo – 0.3%

Annual increases in food and drink

The INDEC also measured the price change in July compared to the same month in 2021 of food and soft drinks. In the total measurement, from year to year they scored a rise from 70.7%.

There have been some categories that have risen above average, for example Sugar, sweets, chocolate and treats whose prices have risen 88.4% in 12 months.

Furthermore, coffee, tea, yerba mate and cocoa rose above the total amount (82.5%); Bread and cereals (76.5%); Vegetables, tubers and legumes (72.8%); and Milk, dairy products and eggs (71.4%).

Inflation in July recorded an increase of 7.4%, the highest in the last 20 years. This was the monthly change in the consumer price index (CPI) which rose to 46.2% so far this year and 71% year-over-year, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC).

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Source: Clarin

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