Sep 26, 2008

McDonalds have increased the price of a cheeseburger 20% with other menu items increasing 2.5%, the third increase since 2007. Gasoline prices continue to soar with an increase of 6 yen per liter alone this August. The media is reporting increases in staples on a regular basis. Where prices are not increasing the size is just decreasing. * Eggs: 30yen per pack * Snow brand Cheese: 10% * Kewpie Mayonnaise: 6 -12% * Margarines: 18% * Instant noodles: 10 % size decrease watch