Inflation hits popular food combo: Consumers feel the pinch of rising chicken and rice prices

Prices of chicken will cool off in October-November when harvesting of soyabean, a key ingredient for animal feed, starts. At present, chicken is commanding a price of Rs 240 per kg. Rice prices, which had cooled off a bit, have again shot up by 9 per cent in the last two weeks as the news spread that Bangladesh will import rice to meet its domestic demand and will buy it from private traders.

Inflation hits popular food combo: Consumers feel the pinch of rising chicken and rice prices
Prices of chicken will cool off in October-November when harvesting of soyabean, a key ingredient for animal feed, starts. At present, chicken is commanding a price of Rs 240 per kg. Rice prices, which had cooled off a bit, have again shot up by 9 per cent in the last two weeks as the news spread that Bangladesh will import rice to meet its domestic demand and will buy it from private traders.