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Groceries ‘cheaper’ now than in 1862, Grocer magazine finds

Groceries ‘cheaper’ now than in 1862, Grocer magazine finds

Groceries today cost one-thirteenth of what they did 150 years ago, according to a study from The Grocer magazine. The magazine applied an inflation measure to the 1862 prices of 33 items including eggs, hot chocolate, bread, grapes, a toothbrush and sherry. The weekly basket of food, drink and household items priced at £93.95 now […]