Lidovky: Czechs increasingly refuse hot meals due to crisis and inflation
MOSCOW, October 11 – RIA Novosti. Czechs are increasingly refusing hot food because of savings. author lidovki.
Prices for full meals in restaurants or eateries have increased noticeably, while inflation has depleted most of the salary. Therefore, in the Czech Republic, people increasingly choose a cold snack that they prepare at home.
“People either make do with a sandwich or, at best, take a bowl of food with them,” the article says.
The publication notes that due to the prices in restaurants that have increased by a quarter, Czechs are trying to spend as little as possible, refusing sweets and even drinks.
“Average spending per meal is currently 162.40 kroons. Compared to last year, this is an increase of 10.7 percent. But prices in restaurants rose by a quarter, according to the Czech Statistics Office. It is natural for people to choose the cheapest meals at business lunches or, for example, to refuse drinks and just have a meal. If prices did not bother people, then the increase in costs would correspond to the rate of increase in prices”, shared the opinion of Aneta Martishkova from Edenred.
The article says that many Czechs even eat sandwiches for dinner, and in some families they only cook hot meals on the weekends.
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