Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Food cost increase adds £750 to annual bill

By James Kirkup, Political Correspondent Last Updated: 7:06am GMT 15/01/2008

Food prices are accelerating at their fastest rate since records began, fuelling a rise in the average family's shopping bill of £750 a year.
Official figures showed wholesale food prices rose by 7.4 per cent in the past 12 months - more than three times the headline rate of inflation.


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