Grocery inflation drops to lowest level in a year at 11.5%

Increased food prices drove sales across all major retailers

Dunnes has the largest market share among grocery chains in Ireland. Picture: Fergal Phillips.

Grocery inflation stood at 11.5 per cent in the three months to September 3, new figures from Kantar has shown - the lowest level recorded since the same month last year.

Although down from from a rate of 12.8 per cent in the 12 weeks to August - and from a peak of almost 17 per cent in March - food inflation still stands at almost double the rate of general inflation, which ran at ...