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ref date:7 Oct 2000 (ECON)
Food is expensive because FUEL is expensive

All food in the "UK" is transported by road and rail.
We pay 75% for fuel tax
The hauliers pass that cost along

We pay more for food than any other European country.

AND YOU are surprised by this?

Learn to count.....

A typical basket of groceries the "UK" costs 40.23 at Tesco. The same basket was priced at 33.79 in France - making Britain 19.1% more expensive - and 34.23 in Germany, a 17.5% difference. .