Souvlaki… become a delicacy

Rising prices for raw materials such as meat, butter and packaging materials lead to an increase in the cost of the final product.

Inflation has affected many types of food, which seem to be turning from the category of everyday food into delicacies that not everyone (and not often) can afford. The greatest sensation is the rise in prices for souvlaki. The Greeks’ favorite and once cheap “street” food is no longer as affordable as it used to be, entrepreneurs emphasize. Souvlaki are becoming… a delicacy. And their price skyrocketed in a short period of time.

And this is because:

  • The price of pork (gyros) in 2021 did not exceed 1.8 euros, and this year it reached 2.20 euros.
  • The price of “wrapped” souvlaki last year reached 2.6 euros, and this year it crossed the threshold of 3.30 euros.

In the provinces (tourist places, on the islands), many shish kebab houses sell “wrapped” souvlaki even more expensive, ANT1 reports. “We don’t know if prices will be the same next month,” Anastasios Monastiotis, who runs a steakhouse in Athens, told ANT1. In general, will there still be …

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