Data from the household affordability has shown that the average cost of a household food basket increased by R0.63. Picture: Freepik

The average price of a household food basket for the month of March is R5,227.93.

This information is based on data from the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity Group’s (PMBEJD) Household Affordability Index, which monitors food price data from 47 supermarkets and 32 butcheries across Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg, Mtubatuba, and Springbok.

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