Food shop prices growing at fastest rate in more than 10 years amid warning ‘it will get worse’

Experts warn food inflation will “get worse before it gets better”

<p>Shop prices growing at fastest rate in more than a decade as food inflation worsens</p>

Shop prices growing at fastest rate in more than a decade as food inflation worsens

Shop prices have grown at the fastest rate in over a decade during May, as food inflation continues to spike amid the cost of living crisis.

Data from the latest BRC-NielsenIQ Shop Price Index, which measures the change in price of baskets of food and non-food items over time, found that retail price inflation was 2.8 per cent in May.

This is the highest it has been since July 2011.

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