As we are now firmly in hyperinflation territory, prices continue to go up on a daily basis. It is now common to see 100% price hikes. Businesses have to grapple with weekly fuel price increases, exchange rate movements as well as the latest ZESA tariff hike. ZESA has now promised to review their tariff at the end of every month.

ItemOKPick N PayChoppiesFoodWorld
All Purpose Cleaner 750ml46.4518.9913.7522.70
Bath soap Geisha 225g18.10na14.95na
Bath soap imagenananana
Bath soap Jade 250g9.99na12.95na
Beans Dried 500g15.9913.9911.9920.00
Bleach/Jik 500ml26.2520.7924.6025.90
Bread Baker's Innnananana
Bread Lobelsnananana
Bread Protonnananana
Bread Shopnananana
Candles 6pack 300g19.6919.9915.9927.05
Cereal (Cerevita) 500g29.7539.9926.9935.65
Cooking Oil 2l51.99na49.99
Creamer 1kg100.0055.98na55.00
Dish Washer 750ml22.2921.4916.9921.55
Diapers 50221.15213.99na208.45
Drink Bally House36.7934.9933.9940.95
Drink Cheapest21.7532.9923.3921.70
Drink Mazoe Original 2l39.9941.99na39.99
Drink Mazoe less sugar37.99na41.5037.99
Eggs 3059.0069.9963.5075.05
Eggs 613.00nana16.50
Flour 2kg40.9941.9941.9942.50
Green bar19.3518.9918.8520.15
Jam 375ml16.9916.5915.3514.95
Kapenta 1KG81.99nana100.00
Kapenta 500gnana44.7043.30
Lotion/Cream Camphor 300ml21.8529.9926.9942.40
Macaroni 3kg63.9974.99na76.55
Margarine 500gna24.99na
Matches pack of 10 boxes3.959.996.506.85
Mayonnaise 750g34.9931.9919.9040.25
Mealie-meal 10kg48.5048.99.50.6048.70
Mealie-meal Refined 10kg59.8958.9961.99na
Milk 1l15.2014.9913.9916.10
Peanut butter 375ml28.5027.6924.4528.75
Petroleum Jelly 300ml32.2033.9932.9550.50
Rice white26.7933.9932.9539.80
Salt 1kg9.459.999.506.50
Sanitary Pads 10s/8s9.9921.999.5017.45
Scouring powder 500g3.502.995.353.55
Shoe polish 50ml15.40nana15.20
Shoe polish 100ml25.30nanana
Soup Usavi Mix 50g5.503.695.606.37
Stasoft Refill (500ml)37.3532.9933.3557.40
Sugar 2kg29.7529.9930.40
Surface Cleaner 500ml46.6518.9915.9922.70
Tea 100 tea bags24.6519.9926.8523.45
Thai Rice 2kg37.5939.99nana
Tinned beans 410g11.9910.7911.9911.90
Tinned fish 155g9.2511.9912.459.20
Tissues (Pack of 4)15.3917.9916.9918.50
Toilet Cleaner 500ml18.3526.9918.2032.90
Toothpaste 100ml7.9915.998.9918.55
Washing Powder 1kg28.4926.9932.9931.45
Washing Powder 2kg57.0053.9973.9562.85
  • The price of almost went up. Strangely the price of sugar has not changed this week.
  • Royco and Karinga soup powders hadn’t seen a price adjustment in a while, now their prices have almost doubled in a week
  • The cooking oil shortage continues. Most supermarkets were not carrying cooking oil
  • Geisha was missing in all shops except OK
  • Of the two most popular bath soaps, Geisha and Jade, Foodworld had none
  • Image bath soap used to be popular and everywhere now it’s nowhere, we haven’t seen in a whole month. It’s time we remove it from our list.
  • Clean O and Spotless are two popular and cheap all-purpose cleaners, you know Handy Andy equivalents, they were missing/in low stocks in a lot of shops
  • Thai Rice is hard to find
  • The price of green bar doubled in a week