INTERACTIVE: Why are we paying more for food?


Increases in food prices have sent the price for a plate of rice, chicken, boiled egg and two piece of green chilis to RM10.00 at this nasi kandar shop in Georgetown. —ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

PETALING JAYA: With RM150 or less, M. Angela used to be able prepare a nutritious spread of meat, fish and vegetable dishes, for an entire week.

Barely six months on and the mother of two is reeling from how much her weekly trips to the wet market is costing her.

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