Inflation does not seem about to loosen its grip on the wallets of the French. Indeed, experts predict a red month of March in terms of rising prices. According to forecasts, the receipt could experience an increase of 10% to 25%, the retail specialist Olivier Dauvers even estimates that this increase could approach 40%.
Thus, it is preferable to remain wary of the “tsunami of food inflation”, as Michel-Edouard Leclerc describes it, which could well flood the daily lives of the French. Faced with this, some consumers are thinking of stocking up to offset this risk of a massive drop in their purchasing power.
The natural reflex is then to rush to supermarkets to stock up on non-perishable products such as pasta, rice or canned goods. However, it is important to keep in mind that it is also these types of behavior that can lead to stockouts, or even shortages in some cases, as was observed in 2022.
Especially since canned goods could well see their stock decrease in the weeks to come. Indeed, as Marmiton reports, the food group Cofigeo, one of the leaders in the canning industry, has been forced to temporarily stop production at half of its factories. Thus, brands such as Zapetti, William Saurin or even Raynal