Supermarket prices, Harare northern suburb

16/4/06 23/4/06 30/4/06 Increase, 1 wk
Mealie meal 10kg, refined Z$368,000.00 Z$472,000.00 Z$368,000 -22.0%
tomatoes 1kg Z$121,000.00 Z$198,000.00 n/a
matches box n/a n/a n/a
candles 6 (40


0g) Z$295,000.00 Z$295,000.00 Z$295,000 0.0%
soap hand,125g Z$130,000.00 Z$132,000.00 n/a
soap Bath, 125g Z$145,000.00 Z$137,000.00 Z$167,000 21.9%
Bath, 250g Z$172,000.00 n/a n/a
soap blue, 500g Z$204,666.67 Z$204,666.67 Z$354,000 73.0%
soap Brown, 500g Z$133,000.00 Z$133,000.00
flour plain, 2kg Z$318,000.00 Z$318,000.00 Z$318,000 0.0%
flour Brown Z$317,000.00 Z$317,000.00 0.0%
tea cheapest,250g Z$84,000.00 Z$84,000.00 Z$84,000 0.0%
bread 700g Z$85,000.00 Z$85,000.00 Z$85,000 0.0%
salt Table, 1kg Z$58,000.00 Z$67,000.00 Z$67,000 0.0%
kapenta 100g Z$164,000.00 Z$172,000.00 Z$172,000 0.0%
soyamince 500g n/a n/a n/a
beans 500g Z$171,000.00 Z$104,000.00 Z$104,000 0.0%
cooking oil 750ml Z$245,000.00 Z$290,000.00 Z$245,000 -15.5%
mufushwa 100g Z$70,000.00 Z$70,000.00 Z$70,000 0.0%
sugar 2kg n/a n/a n/a
lacto 500ml Z$75,000 Z$75,000.00 Z$88,000 17.3%
milk 500ml Z$90,000 Z$90,000.00 Z$108,000 20.0%
Peanut butter 375ml Z$200,000.00 Z$200,000.00 n/a


Shortages usually precede a big price increase. Soap was very scarce this
week.
Soya mince has reappeared, in nicely printed cardboard 100g packets, in
various flavours, at $91000, compared with $100,000 for 500g when last seen
in mid-March.

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