Grocery inflation hits four-year high of 3.4%

Like-for-like food inflation hit 3.4 per cent in the twelve weeks to November 5, its highest level since November 2013, with only the price of items like poultry and crisps falling in the period.

The price of butter, fish and cola have seen the fastest rises in recent weeks as food inflation rose to its highest level in four years, new figures show.Like-for-like food inflation hit 3.4 per cent in the twelve weeks to November 5, its highest level since November 2013, with only the price of items like poultry and crisps falling in the period.The rise in grocery inflation means that a typical family could pay an extra £144 a year for their groceries, market research firm Kantar Worldpane...