The family budget to buy the groceries has to be stretched more than before. It can not be denied that the economic crisis started to weigh on the shopping cart. They are part of the opinions of the customers on the street by this media, on a tour through the north and the south of the city.
Customers surveyed on the streets by this media, on a tour through the north and the south of the city, gave their opinion.
The fact is that the price of legumes, vegetables, bread, potatoes and rice rose. When asking traders the reason, most said the need to cover the new basic wage, which this year is $ 366 monthly.
Dolores Henriquez, a customer, told Daily Expreso that it is harder to find _ bread at $ 0.10. “Bread of good taste and medium sized now costs $ 0.12,” she said.
For owners of bakeries keeping the prices of the product is not easy, because the raw material also became more expensive. For example, yeast which used to cost $ 2.60 costs now $ 2.90. Luz Moya, manager of the San Marcos bakery and pastry, _ _ said that cutomer´s pocket can´t pays no more and therefore the bakery maintains the same last year’s prices and make offers every week. Nine breads of 50 grams; or seven of 85 or 90 grams are sold for one dollar.