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Grafik zeigt Inflationsanpassung der multinationalen Nahrungsmittelunternehmen.


Globale Steigerung von Lebensmittelpreisen

By Duncan Mil

July 28, 2022 - Nestlé ist der letzte multinationale Lebensmittelgigant der seine rasant steigenden Kosten durch die höchste Inflation seit Jahrzehnten - dank Ukrainekrieg, steigenden Treibstoff- und Energiekosten und Lieferengpässen – an die Konsumenten weitergibt.

The Swiss food giant said it had increased prices by 6.5% in the first half of this year. Nestle, which also makes KitKat and Smarties, had already increased prices by 3.1% in the last three months of 2021.

Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s parent organisation, Unilever, warned Tuesday (July 26, 2022) that they are not done yet with consumer price increases after the company raised prices by 11% in the second quarter compared to the year before.

Soft drink giant Coca-Cola also admitted that it raised its average prices by around 12% in the second quarter, while South African restaurant chain Nando’s has increased prices by as much as 8%.

McDonald’s also bumped the price of a cheeseburger for the first time in 14 years, hiking it by 20%. Other products --such as McNuggets, breakfast meals, large coffees and some burgers -- will rise by between 10% and 20% over the coming weeks.

The average price of Tyson Foods’ products rose 17.6% in the first quarter, compared with the year earlier, with Tyson pork jumping 10.8%, chicken up 14.4% and beef soaring 23.8%.

PUBLISHED: 28/07/2022; STORY: Graphic News