Food for thought
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟯 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮.
As if an economy hamstrung by poor governance and state capture isn’t enough, pandemic lockdowns caused nationwide hardship. Now, the Russia-Ukraine war has upended the global flow of food and fuel and South African consumers face the triple-blow of spiralling power, transport and food costs. Carte Blanche sees what a limited budget can buy as economists warn of a flurry of price hikes in the months to come – including food prices outpacing inflation. How will the affordability crisis impact on good nutrition? See how some viewers try to stretch their budget.