The prices of some essential foods are slowly stabilising, albeit off a high base, but the Competition Commission still believes essential foods are becoming unaffordable, posing a threat to food security.

Over the past three years, consumers have been under severe pressure from rising prices because of a number of factors, such as load-shedding, the high cost of raw materials and transport expenses...

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