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Eurostat: Retail Food Prices in Greece More Likely to Rise Than Fall for Consumers

In Greece, food prices are generally more likely to rise than fall for consumers since retail prices are determined in accordance to the rate in which industry prices increase, with the difference being offset by the consumers paying more...

Greeks Pay as Much as Germans to Put Food on Daily Table

"Poor" Greeks are paying as much as "rich" Germans in order to put the daily food on the table, says a World Economic Forum report. The figures on food prices are compiled by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, which...

Eurostat: Food Prices Continue to Increase in 2016 Despite Low Household Incomes

Food prices keep increasing while household incomes are strikingly low, according to data recently published by Eurostat. The European statistical agency says that food prices in Greece have seen a general increase of 2.3 percent from last year, while the...

Basic Food Items Remain Expensive in Greece Despite Recession

Greece is the second most expensive country in the European Union in dairy products and eggs, while other basic food items are above the average EU prices. Eurostat, the European Union statistical authority, released the 2015 figures on Wednesday, and data...

Food Prices on the Rise in Greece

The prices of basic food items in Greece have increased up to 18% in one year, despite the recession and high unemployment, says a new study. The study was conducted by the Labor Institute of the General Confederation of Greek...

Food Prices in Greece Show Highest Increase Among EU 28

Despite the economic crisis, Greece shows the highest rise in food prices among the European Union's 28 member states, according to Eurostat. Figures released by the EU statistical authority show that food prices went up 2.9 percent compared to July,...