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The Defensoría del Consumidor (DC) has intensified its actions to protect families' pockets before the beginning of the school year.
The Defensoría del Consumidor (DC), which has made available its call center and WhatsApp to receive complaints about unjustified price increases in seasonal products, especially food.
During the verifications carried out by the Defensoría del Consumidor, the President of this State portfolio, Ricardo Salazar, informed that they have received reports of price increases in wheat and corn flours.
El Salvador is going through a period of increases in some foods of the basic food basket, for example in the case of fruits and vegetables. In the case of tomato for cooking in june 2021 the unit cost US$0.10, now the value of the fruit has increased to US$0.16, the cost of a hundred of this fruit is now around US$35.00, being a factor that is affecting the pocket of salvadorans.
The Defensoría del Consumidor (DC), presented a report of results of the ''National Price Verification Plan'', in which possible cases of price increase to products of the basic food basket were found.