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Yoghurt cultures a rise in grocery prices – Media release

12 February 2021

Food prices were up 1.3 percent in January, partly boosted by the highest prices for yoghurt in more than five years, Stats NZ said today.

Grocery food prices rose 1.8 percent in January 2021, with yoghurt up 14 percent. A 6-pack of yoghurt reached a weighted average price of $5.45, the highest it has been since April 2015 when the price was $5.46. Yoghurt prices were 9.1 percent higher in January than their 2020 average of $5.00.

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