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Price of Groceries Up by 64 Percent in Five Years

The price of groceries in Iceland increased by up to 64 percent from 2008 to 2013, according to the latest price survey by the Icelandic Confederation of Labor (ASÍ).

supermarket_02_zrA supermarket in Reykjavík. Photo: Zoë Robert/Iceland Review.

The greatest increase was at the Bónus and Sampkaup-Strax supermarkets, or 64 percent, and the lowest at Nóatún, or 26 percent. At the same time, the consumer price index increased by around 46 percent, reports.

Project manager Kristjana Birgisdóttir at ASÍ criticized the stores for having increased their prices by so much.


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