South Africa Probes Spike In Garlic, Lemon, Ginger Prices

South Africa’s Competition Commission is reportedly set to investigate the skyrocketing cost of garlic, lemon, and ginger amid reports that they help heal COVID-19.

The probe comes after consumers had taken to social media to vent their anger and frustration at increases of the fruit and vegetables’ prices by more than 300-percent. Said the Commission’s chief economist, James Hodge.

We have started investigations and we have also been monitoring prices since the beginning of the lockdown and the national state of disaster.

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