While INSEE inflation in April reached 4.8% in the last twelve months, the IRI study provides up-to-date information on consumer products, whose prices have risen the most, and products that have followed the inverse curve.
Large areas may try to curb this trend with promotions, good deals and loyalty offers, and shopping is still expensive for the French. And more and more. According to an IRI study for specialized media LSA, consumer prices have jumped 1.4% in April alone. Inflation, which is confirmed and which is accentuated after a score of +0.07 in January, +0.42 points in February and +0.89 points in March.
“The rise in prices affects more than 90% of products and has reached significant levels in some, says Emily Mayer, director of IRI’s Business Insight. Meat, oils and flour are now showing double-digit inflation. ”
Top 10 products with the highest inflation
Based on the IRI study, Family Folder lists the products whose prices have risen the most in the last twelve months.
- pasta (+ 15.31%);
- frozen meat (+ 11.33%);
- flour (+ 10.93%);
- oils (+ 9.98%);
- mustard (+ 9.26%);
- roasted coffee (+ 8.16%);
- dried fruits (+ 8.16%);
- minced meat (+ 7.91%);
- pasta-based ready meals (+ 7.67%);
- semolina and accompanying cereals (+ 7.47%).
“Paper categories (towels, toilet paper, handkerchiefs) are at high levels of price growth of around + 6%,” adds Emily Mayer, who believes that this inflation trend is left to last.
“With the resumption of negotiations on some products in the coming weeksinflation could reach + 5% in supermarkets at the beginning of the summer, a level that has not been since 2008He predicts.
Top 5 deflation products
Fortunately, this increase does not apply to all products. Some even follow a deflationary trend. Here are the main ones according to the IRI study.
- anise aperitifs (-2.87%);
- laundry care (-2.28%);
- diapers and diapers (-1.56%);
- cooked ham (-1.32%);
- hygiene and care products for infants (-0.82%).