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1. June sees price hikes on essentials as inflation rises

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/june-sees-price-hikes-on-essentials-as-inflation-rises

Get ready to pay more for everyday items! Prices for many essential goods jumped in June, driving up inflation to 2.9%. This follows a steady rise from 2.4% in April and 2.7% in May....

2. Ice cream prices melt wallets by 8.07% more

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ice-cream-prices-melt-wallets-by-8-07-more

As temperatures rise, so do the prices of summer essentials in Cyprus, with ice creams, package holidays, and hotel stays seeing noticeable hikes compared to last month, according to data released by the Cyprus Consumers Association....

3. Zero VAT on essential goods until September 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/zero-vat-on-essential-goods-until-september-2024

Cyprus' Tax Department has announced a zero rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) on essential goods until September 30, 2024, following a decree issued by the Cabinet. This measure aims to alleviate financial burdens on consumers amid economic challenges....

4. Will Cabinet decide to extend electricity subsidies?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-cabinet-decide-to-extend-electricity-subsidies-to-consumers

The government is poised to discuss the renewal of the electricity subsidy measure, set to expire on June 30, at its upcoming Cabinet meeting, according to a report by Kathimerini's Hectoras Georgiou....

5. Olive oil prices soar 65% in Cyprus in May 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olive-oil-prices-soar-65-in-cyprus-in-may-2024

Olive oil prices in Cyprus surged by 65% in May 2024 compared to the same month last year, and increased by 2% from April 2024, according to the Consumer Index table compiled by the Cyprus Consumer Association and released on Friday....

6. Heatwave leads to fainting and nosebleeds in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-leads-to-faintings-and-nosebleeds-in-schools

Incidents of children experiencing dizziness and nosebleeds due to high temperatures have been reported in schools, according to POED President Myria Vassiliou....

7. Fruit and vegetable markups reach 170% compared to producer rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fruit-and-vegetable-markups-reach-170-compared-to-producer-rates

According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture's e-kofini platform, retail prices of fruits and vegetables are considerably higher compared to prices set by producer organizations....

8. Meet ''e-kofini'', a tool to lift veil on food prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meet-e-kofini-a-tool-to-lift-veil-on-food-prices

The Ministry of Agriculture is gearing up to unveil a cutting-edge digital tool aimed at bringing greater transparency to the often murky world of agricultural product pricing....

9. Cyprus ends fuel tax break, prices set to spike from April 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ends-fuel-tax-break-prices-set-to-spike-from-april-1st

Starting April 1st, the reduced consumption tax on fuels (95-octane gasoline and diesel) will come to an end, reverting to 8.3 cents per liter for gasoline and 6.3 cents per liter for heating oil....

10. Prices on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/prices-on-the-rise

The Consumer Protection Agency has released its latest report on product prices for February 2024, focusing on 250 key consumer items sold across 400 stores nationwide. ...

11. From Cyprus to Gaza: How 200 tonnes of food aid found its way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-cyprus-to-gaza-how-200-tonnes-of-food-aid-found-its-way

World Central Kitchen delivered nearly 200 tons of food to communities in northern Gaza on Tuesday, marking the first maritime aid shipment from Cyprus, according to an NGO statement....

12. 'Open Arms' ship finally departs with 150 tons of aid for Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/open-arms-ship-finally-departs-with-150-tons-of-aid-for-gaza

Early this morning, the vessel Open Arms embarked on its mission to Gaza, loaded with 150 tonnes of crucial humanitarian aid, including dry food, water, and medical supplies. The initiative is part of the Amalthea project, aiming to deliver assistance to those in need....

13. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

14. Curbing food waste for a greener tomorrow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/curbing-food-waste-for-a-greener-tomorrow

Food waste poses a pressing issue requiring attention, contributing to uncontrolled food production and straining natural resources. Humans, as the predominant species on the planet, occupy a significant portion of land for food production....

15. How the consumer pocket faces a perfect economic storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-the-consumer-pocket-faces-a-perfect-economic-storm

The uncertainty and the intense upheavals in the global supply chain continue....

16. Veganism: From fringe movement to global phenomenon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/veganism-from-fringe-movement-to-global-phenomenon

The launch of Burger King's Impossible Whopper in 2019 was a 'pinch me' moment for longtime vegan advocate Toni Vernelli....

17. Zero VAT on meat and vegetable from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-zero-vat-on-meat-and-vegetable-from-today

As of December 1, the zero VAT rate on meat and vegetables, categorized under specific customs tariff codes, has come into effect in Cyprus....

18. Consumers asked to roll with it as toilet paper surges and fresh fish takes a dive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consumers-asked-to-roll-with-it-as-toilet-paper-surges-and-fresh-fish-takes-a-dive

In October, the cost of toilet paper surged by 17.4% compared to September, while fresh fish prices experienced a corresponding decrease of 17.4%, as per the Consumer Protection Agency's Consumer Price Watch report. ...

19. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

20. Suppliers push for price increases amidst economic uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suppliers-push-for-price-increases-amidst-economic-uncertainty

Marios Antoniou, the General Secretary of the Retail Trade Association, discussed the pricing dynamics of products affected by the zero VAT rate, as well as current data and requests for price adjustments during an appearance on SPOR FM's show, Dispersion News....

21. Government's fuel tax reduction faces 24-hour delay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-fuel-tax-reduction-faces-24-hour-delay

The government's plan to reduce the consumption tax on fuel is encountering a significant delay, postponing the expected relief for consumers....

22. Government support package under fire for short-term fixes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-support-package-under-fire-for-short-term-fixes

The government's package of support measures has been criticized by the Pancyprian Association of Consumers and Quality of Life, which claims these solutions are only temporary and patchwork....

23. Assessing the dual impact of government's support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assessing-the-dual-impact-of-government-s-support-measures

Recent days have witnessed crucial discussions surrounding measures to support households and businesses, a pressing necessity given the prevailing circumstances....

24. New measures unveiled for energy and housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-unveiled-for-energy-and-housing

In a decisive move to support Cyprus' households and businesses, the Council of Ministers, under the leadership of President Nikos Christodoulides, unveiled a comprehensive package of immediate and medium-term measures today....

25. Cyprus grapples with 9% surge in food prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-9-surge-in-food-prices

Many people are struggling with their daily expenses because food prices keep going up, causing financial stress....

26. Lamb and goat prices jump 29% in a month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lamb-and-goat-prices-jump-29-in-a-month

Once again, our door is greeted with a knock of concern as food prices continue to rise, placing financial strain on the daily lives of many consumers. ...

27. Concerns over food crisis and rising prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/concerns-over-food-crisis-and-rising-prices

The head of the Competition Division of the Consumer Protection Agency at the Ministry of Commerce, Aliki Iordanou, stated that there has been no increase in product prices despite the zero VAT rate....

28. Over one-third of Turkish fruit and vegetable imports to EU violate safety standards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-one-third-of-turkish-fruit-and-vegetable-imports-to-eu-violate-safety-standards

According to the Association of Greek Fruit, Vegetable, and Juice Exporters and Traders (INCOFRUIT-HELLAS), over one-third (35.3%) of fruit and vegetable shipments imported from Turkey to the European Union (EU) were found to contain excessive pesticide levels, as reported by the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)....

29. The obstacles to being vegan in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-obstacles-of-being-vegan-in-cyprus

Have you ever thought about going vegan? The decision to adopt a vegan lifestyle goes beyond mere dietary choices....

30. Cypriots buy more food than needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-buy-more-food-than-needed

A recent report has found that Cypriots have a tendency to purchase more food than they actually need, leading to unnecessary waste and higher expenses...

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