Eurostat: Bread Prices in EU Grow Record 18% Year-On-Year, Over 60% in Hungary
"In August 2022, the price of bread in the EU was on average 18% higher than in August 2021. This is a huge increase compared with August 2021, when the price of bread was on average 3% higher than in August 2020," Eurostat said in a statement.
"Some countries were much more affected than others. The highest average rate of change in bread prices was recorded in Hungary (+66% in August 2022), followed by Lithuania (+33%), Estonia and Slovakia (both +32%)," Eurostat said.