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Cooking oil prices on a downward trend

JOHANNESBURG - The cost of living continues to rise, but there is some good news as far as cooking oil is concerned, thanks to a bumper canola harvest season.

READ: Bloomberg index | Increase in SA food prices slowing down

The relief comes after global vegetable oils inflation shot up by 14-percent last year as the Russia-Ukraine conflict disrupted supply.

However, global vegetable oils inflation has been on the decline since late 2022.

So can strained consumers expect further relief?

Agricultural Economist, Paul Makube discussed this with eNCA.

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