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Thursday 21 October 2021

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Food prices rise for fifth consecutive month 13th September 2021 /

Food prices rise for fifth consecutive month

Food prices rose for the fifth consecutive month in August mainly due to higher prices for meat, poultry and fish, and restaurant meals and ready-to-eat food, according to Stats NZ.


NZ beef pricing “strong” despite volatility – Rabobank 27th August 2021 /

NZ beef pricing “strong” despite volatility – Rabobank

Pricing for New Zealand beef remains strong despite turbulence in global beef markets, according to Rabobank’s latest Global Beef Quarterly report.


Food contributes to quarterly inflation rise 28th July 2021

Food contributes to quarterly inflation rise

Inflation for the all households group, as measured by the household living-costs price indexes was 1.1% in the June 2021 quarter.


Vegetable prices jump 15% – the sharpest rise in four years 13th July 2021 /

Vegetable prices jump 15% – the sharpest rise in four years

Capsicum prices jumped 27% to a weighted average price of $24.16 per kilogram, an all-time high.


Strawberry prices crushed 43% as exports fall 14th December 2020 /

Strawberry prices crushed 43% as exports fall

As air freight costs soared due to Covid-19 border closures, so did the price of exporting.


High supply sees fruit, vege prices drop – Stats NZ 16th November 2020

High supply sees fruit, vege prices drop – Stats NZ

The department says prices tend to fall in October as fruit and vegetables follow seasonal trend.


August sees tomato prices spike 38% 11th September 2020

August sees tomato prices spike 38%

Covid-19 has driven the price of tomatoes to an all-time high, according to Stats NZ.