A quick dig into November’s inflation report shows that the price of some types of food have risen sharply.
Chocolate, for example, is 4.3% more expensive than a year ago.
Ice-creams and ‘edible ices’ cost a chunky 6.1% more (which is intriguing, as November isn’t really peak season).
Yoghurt is up 12.5%, margarine by 15.9%, while pasta and couscous is 17.7% more expensive than November 2018.
In the drinks section, cocoa and powdered chocolate was 7.7% more expensive than a year ago, while fruit and vegetable juices were 8.9% pricier.
Here’s a sector-by-sector breakdown of the November inflation report: