Prices of a Row of Basic Food Prices Increase Today, Premium Rice ‘Goes Crazy’ News – 2 hours ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Prices of basic food ingredients were observed to increase today, Friday (20/10/2023). The price of premium rice also continues to move up to almost IDR 15,000 per kg.

This is data on average national food prices at the retail trader level, citing the Food Agency Price Panel, data accessed at 13.03 WIB.

The price of premium rice today rose by IDR 20 to IDR 14,980 per kg, while the price of medium rice is sitting at IDR 13,210 per kg today. The monthly average price of premium rice in October 2023 has soared to IDR 14,930 per kg, far above the price a year earlier which was recorded at IDR 12,630 per kg.


In the Jakarta area, rice prices are also reportedly still increasing.

Jakarta Food Information (at 13.12 WIB) noted that the price of IR II rice (IR 64/ Ramos) increased by Rp. 23 to Rp. 13,103 per kg, Muncul I rice increased by Rp. rose IDR 32 to IDR 12,525 per kg, Setra I (Premium) rice rose IDR 101 to IDR 14,337 per kg.

Following are the basic food prices that have increased today:

1. National

– premium rice increases by IDR 20 to IDR 14,980 per kg
– shallots increased by IDR 10 to IDR 23,030 per kg
– Curly red chilies increased by IDR 270 to IDR 41,510 per kg
– red cayenne pepper increases by IDR 550 to IDR 52,150 per kg
– pure beef increased by IDR 290 to IDR 134,700 per kg
– purebred chicken eggs increase by IDR 80 to IDR 27,890 per kg
– Sugar consumption increased by IDR 10 to IDR 15,570 per kg
– Simple packaged cooking oil increases by IDR 10 to IDR 17,350 per liter
– packaged wheat flour (non-bulk) increased by IDR 20 to IDR 13,620 per kg.

2. DKI Jakarta

– IR II rice (IR 64/ Ramos) increased by IDR 23 to IDR 13,103 per kg
– Muncul I rice increased by IDR 76 to IDR 14,190 per kg
– IR III rice (IR 64/ medium) increased by IDR 32 to IDR 12,525 per kg
– Setra I (Premium) rice increased by IDR 101 to IDR 14,337 per kg
– bulk cooking oil increased by IDR 60 to IDR 15,771 per kg
– curly red chilies increased by IDR 174 to IDR 48,500
– Red cayenne pepper jumped IDR 1,526 to IDR 57,050 per kg.

The price of sugar, which had soared to IDR 18,000 per kg in the Jakarta area on Thursday (19/10/2023), today fell by IDR 3,250 to IDR 15,237 per kg.

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Originally posted 2023-10-20 06:25:31.