Grocery Price Increases in the Past Year

The data comes from the ETM Analytics household price index, where we’ve been tracking a basket of 20 items at four major retailers in the Fourways area of Johannesburg. The infographic was compiled by Grafika24 and published in a Beeld article here.

For foreign readers who don’t understand Afrikaans, following the link below you’ll find a list of translations of the items, in descending order from highest inflation to lowest.

Whole chicken (uncooked)
Maize meal
Coffee (instant)
Dishwashing liquid
Lean beef mince (ground beef)
Soda (i.e. Coca Cola)
Breakfast cereal
Olive oil
Washing powder
Bottled water
2% low fat milk
White sugar
White bread
Salter butter
Body soap