Hong Kong supermarkets saw a 4.2 per cent rise in food prices amid the fifth wave. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong supermarkets saw a 4.2 per cent rise in food prices amid the fifth wave. Photo: Felix Wong

Coronavirus: 4.2 per cent rise in food prices at Hong Kong supermarkets amid fifth wave surge and panic buying

  • Consumer Council tracks cost of 90 grocery items across 11 categories at three major supermarket chains
  • Food items with longer shelf lives saw the highest price jumps, while the cost of rice rose 9.2 per cent and eggs went up 8.2 per cent

Hong Kong supermarkets saw a 4.2 per cent rise in food prices amid the fifth wave. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong supermarkets saw a 4.2 per cent rise in food prices amid the fifth wave. Photo: Felix Wong
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