The traditional sweet bread, depending on the brand, varied 56% (Canale 500 GRS – from $ 380 to $ 580.00), 60% (Marcolla with fruits 500 GRS – from $ 290 to $ 463) and 65% (Bagley with fruits 400 GRS from $ 230 to $ 380.00 ), showing a similar increase as puddings.
Among the candied items that complete the candy table, the 120 gram caramels that cost $ 65.00 in 2020, today are available for $ 99 which represents a variation of 52% while a 120 gram peanut nougat increased 64% (from $ 70.00 to $ 115.00 ).
To get to the toast with full glasses you will also have to stretch above 50%. The 750 cm3 Federico de Alvear Champagne went from $ 210.00 to $ 475.00 (126.19%), the 720 cm3 La Victoria Cider from $ 125.00 to $ 220.00 (76.00%) and the 720 cm3 Real Pineapple fizz from $ 225.00 to $ 380.00 (68.89%). The products that registered the least price increase were Mayonnaise (Hellmanns-Pouch of 54 grams) with 2.40% and the kilo of Apple, with 19%.
Thus, with a total of 24 products that also include chicken and roast, the total cost of the “Christmas Basket” that was achieved for $ 6,385 in 2020 reaches $ 10,512 this year, marking an increase of 64.64%.
The armed baskets offered by the large supermarket chains have prices that register increases ranging from 33.36% to 80.08% in relation to the year 2020. In the case of the most basic baskets, which include cider, peanut dessert, fruit pudding, sweet bread, some polished fruits, nougat, caramelised and red wine, the survey showed a rise of 72% in Disco – Plaza VEA; 44% in Coto; 64% in Carrefour in its most basic versions.