4 Nov 2009

Food prices fall

11:38 am on 4 November 2009

Food prices fell 0.7% in September, driven largely by a fall in fruit and vegetable prices which dropped 8.45.

Grocery food prices fell 0.1% while restaurant and ready-to-eat meals rose 0.3%.

Food prices rose 3.3% in the year to September, the smallest annual increase since June 2007.