Food wars, another chapter in a long story

02 Nov

Regional turmoil and domestic uncertainty have sent food prices soaring and depleted stocks in Tunisia.

The cost of meat has risen by 20-40 %, as have the prices of vegetables, fruits and mineral water. Certain food commodities subsidised by the state, including sugar and vegetable oils, were smuggled into Libya and caused the black market to flourish.

The rate of daily food expenditure has soared as people stock up in anticipation of food shortages. ….Continue reading original article

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