Some groceries get cheaper
The Canadian Press – Feb 21, 2023 / 9:16 am | Story: 412518
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Statistics Canada mentioned Tuesday that January’s grocery costs had been up 11.4 per cent from a 12 months in the past and 11 per cent from December, even because the nation’s annual inflation charge slowed to five.9 per cent final month.
Whereas many Canadians have lamented larger costs on the grocery retailer, the federal information company discovered just a few grocery gadgets that had been extra reasonably priced in January than in December.
These gadgets embody:
Lettuce: down 5.8 per cent
Canned and different preserved fish: down 3.3 per cent
Breakfast cereal and different cereal merchandise: down 2.7 per cent
Rice and rice-based mixes: down 1.9 per cent
Oranges: down 1.8 per cent
Fish: down 0.9 per cent
Pasta merchandise: down 0.5 per cent
Recent or frozen fish, together with parts and fish sticks: down 0.1 per cent