Jul 02 2012
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Food prices to be cut by 30% in the UAE from next week
Reduction covers up to 27 items ahead of Ramadan
Supermarkets, cooperative societies and other shopping outlets will offer baskets containing between 13 and 27 foodstuffs next week to allow Muslims to cater for Ramadan and avert a rush in the fasting month.
A small basket will cost around Dh85 while the larger basket will be sold at Dh185 and both will include various food items, vegetables and fruits.
He said the small basket could be enough for a family of five for one week and will include rice, flour, sugar, tea, egg, milk, water, date and other items.
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