Certain Croatian Meat Prices Rising by 50% as Inflation Continues

Lauren Simmonds

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Inflation is still posing an enormous problem across the Republic of Croatia and indded across the rest of Europe. The ongoing war in Ukraine following Russian invasion back in February is a strong contributor to this unpleasant situation which is continuing to hit pockets hard after an already horrid two years dominated by the global coronavirus pandemic.

As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, and as Jutarnji list reports, over the next six months to a year, the Republic of Croatia is being threatened with a rise in the price of dried meat products by up to 50 percent.

Producers claim that the price of roast meat, prosciutto and other cured meat will increase, due to changes in two production cycles.

There are three factors that have influenced this increase in Croatian meat prices, one is the increase in pork prices by 50 percent, then the subsequent growth of production costs, ie the price of raw materials and energy, and the third factor – higher inflation which is causing issues on a global scale and has been for some time now.

According to the associations involved with the Croatian meat production scene, this is a long-standing problem, where despite the offer of advances, domestic pig production could not be provided for the needs of the market, which would have ensured that the price jump remain under control, Jutarnji list added.

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