Easter - 2024: food for the table will cost UAH 1,400 in Ukraine

Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 18, 2024

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In 2024, the cost of traditional Easter basket items in Ukraine is projected to increase by 17.6%, reaching approximately 1,422 UAH for a family of four, up from 1,208 UAH in the previous year. This price rise is mainly due to higher expenses for ingredients such as paska, homemade sausage, bacon, lard, butter, cheeses, horseradish, and salt, despite a drop in the prices of eggs, sugar, and flour. Specifically, the cost of home-baked paska per kilogram is expected to rise by 5.8%, and meat products, which represent some of the basket's most costly items, will experience notable price increases.
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The products of the Easter basket in Ukraine in 2024 will be more expensive than last year by more than 17% and will cost about 1.4 thousand UAH. This was reported in the Institute of Agrarian Economics. According to experts' estimates, in 2024, traditional paska, eggs, homemade sausage, bacon, lard, butter, soft and hard cheeses, horseradish and salt will cost about 1422 UAH for a family of four, which is 17.6% more expensive than last year. At that time, such a set of products cost UAH 1,208. The cost of the main component of the Easter basket – home-baked paska according to a traditional recipe – will be UAH 179 per 1 kg, which is 5.8% higher than the cost of paska in 2023, which cost UAH 170. Analysts emphasize that such a relatively small price increase is due to a noticeable decrease in prices for eggs, almost by 30%, and for sugar and flour. Other components of paska have increased in price: Experts report that ready-made paska will be more expensive in supermarkets, ...
Source: Agropolit
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