x

Society

Souvlaki Price Hike Due to Pork Shortage Will Be “Zero to Minimal,” Sellers Say

April 21, 2019
ANA

Representatives of fast-food chains and souvlaki sellers played down the impact of higher pork prices on the cost of the classic Greek souvlaki, the traditional “takeaway” option loved by tourists and locals alike. The price of pork increased due to higher European sales to China, whose pig farms were decimated by disease.

Talking to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA), many sellers said they expected to absorb the extra cost and keep prices for the pita and gyros snack essentially unchanged. Others were more cautious and did not rule out a hike of up to 0.1 euros being passed on to consumers.

The discussion was prompted by the statements of the newly-formed union of souvlaki makers in Athens, who announced that the price of souvlaki could go up to 3.0 euros each, due to increasing pork prices worldwide.

RELATED

ATHENS - An earthquake measuring 5.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

After Amazon, Google’s First Cloud Region Coming to Greece

ATHENS - Despite having a costly Internet that’s the slowest in the European Union, Greece is continuing to attract high-tech giants, with Alphabet’s Google planning to create its first cloud region in the country.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.