New Zealand Food Prices Climb 0.7% In July
(RTTNews) - Food prices in New Zealand were up 0.7 percent on month in July, Statistics New Zealand said on Monday - up from 0.5 percent in June.
Vegetable prices rose 9.2 percent in the month, with higher prices for fresh lettuce (up 77 percent), tomatoes (up 30 percent), and broccoli (up 24 percent) making the large st contributions.
On a yearly basis, food prices jumped 1.1 percent after rising just 0.2 percent in the previous month.SEE ALSO: The loonie is climbing after the Bank of Canada raised its benchmark rate to 1.5% ÃÂ» READ NOW: Omarosa's tell-all, the Charlottesville anniversary, and the 2020 election Ã¢ÂÂ" here are the highlights from Sunday's political shows ÃÂ» SUBSCRIBE NOW:
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