The Ministry of Agriculture warned about the rise in price of bread in February 2022

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The Ministry of Agriculture warned about the rise in price of bread in February 2022
The Ministry of Agriculture warned about the rise in price of bread in February 2022
24 December 2021, 10:19Society
Wheat flour in retail by February will rise in price by 3.7% compared to November 2021; prices for bread are also expected to rise - by 2.1% and sunflower oil - by 2.2%.

The reason for the rise in prices will be the rise in the cost of utilities, logistics, packaging and other cost components, the Ministry of Agriculture said.

As Izvestia reports, referring to the department, now producer prices for these goods have practically stabilized. Wheat is getting cheaper on the world market.

According to the ministry's forecast, wheat flour will rise in price to 47.3 tons . rub. per ton or up to 47 rubles. per kg; bread - up to 61.8 thousand rubles. per ton or up to 43 rubles. for a loaf; sunflower oil - up to 137.4 thousand rubles. per ton or up to 137.4 rubles. per kg.

However, manufacturers may offer different price dynamics. For example, an increase in the price of flour is expected at the level of 2.9% - 24.6 thousand rubles. per ton, bread - by 1.9 % - 52.4 thousand rubles. per ton, oil - by 1% - 93 thousand rubles. At the same time, the cost of sunflower seeds will decrease by 3.1%, to 34.9 thousand rubles.

At the beginning of the month, we recall that potato producers announced the likelihood of a rise in the price of potatoes in 2022. They also proposed introducing compensation for harvesting potatoes at the rate of 100 thousand rubles per hectare put into circulation.

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