The fundamental meals basket turns into much more costly and can hit poor households more durable

Poor households are paying extra for his or her meals baskets once more in November as a consequence of value hikes for almost all nutritious meals. One small respite, nonetheless, is that these will increase diversified from area to area, with the Pietermaritzburg and Cape City basket declining barely after rising in October. The Meals Basket Survey is performed every month as a part of the Family Affordability Index performed by the Pietermaritzburg Financial Justice and Dignity Group. In November, the common price of the meals basket was R4 835.96, a rise of R48.13 (1%) from R4 787.83 in October and R563.52 (13.2%) increased.. .