The data released by Statistics South Africa this morning, 16 February 2022, shows that consumer food price inflation accelerated to 6,2% year-on-year in January 2022, from 5,9% year-on-year in the previous month. Fish, oils and fats, and vegetables are the primary products underpinning this uptick in the overall consumer food price inflation.

SA consumer food price inflation rate increases to 6.2% (