This week we saw beef prices rise again compared to two weeks ago when we did our last survey. You would be hard-pressed to find any form of beef product selling for less than $50 ZWL per kg. Even lungs, which I detest, tripe and casings are now selling well above this mark.
|Beef||OK||Food World||Choppies||Pick N Pay|
|Country Style Garfunkel's 500g||61.50||56.99|
|Country Style/Shop kg||115.99|
|Mince Fat Free||133.50||129.99|
|Prime Ribs Super||123.99|
|Short Ribs Commercial|
|Short Ribs Super|
|Steak On Bone Commercial|
|Topside steak commercial|
|T bone Commercial||99.99|
- In case you are wondering why prices for beef are so high, well according to government reports thousands of cattle are dropping like flies due to the effects of the drought.
- We saw an improvement in terms of beef amounts available for sale
- Lots of people simply looked at prices, shook their heads and moved on to the chicken fridges.
- With cuts such as rump roast selling north of $150/kg beef is now firmly a rich people protein source only