The OCU observatory: ham and suckling lamb, prices maintain

The Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU) has launched its Christmas price observatory, whose objective is to monitor the evolution of typical food products during the Christmas season. According to the data from the first control of the three planned, this year prices are maintained, with an average increase of 0% compared to increases of 8% in 2021 and 5.2% in 2022. However, OCU warns that the Most of the prices of the products in the Christmas basket remain at historic highs.




According to this study, seven of the products in the basket increase in price. These are clams (23%), sea bream (11%), red cabbage (7%), turkey (6%), veal round (5%), pineapple and Galician barnacles (1%). . On the contrary, there are also seven products that have dropped in price: sea bass and hake (-13%), prawns (-12%), pularda (-7%), oysters (-5%), pomegranate (-5%) and elvers (-1%). In the OCU study, only two products maintain their price the same as in 2022. These are Iberian bait ham and suckling lamb.

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