The Shocking Price of Groceries

This Is Zimbabwe has reproduced a shopping basket, illustrating price increases between 14 August and 23 September this year – a period of just over 5 weeks. One highlighted statistic:

Please note that there has been a 53% increase in the price of 1kg of potatoes – potatoes being the vegetable that there is apparently plenty of and which Mugabe says we should all eat! Move over Marie Antionette!