The data refers to the period between January 4 and June 4 of this year, according to a statement reported by Notícias ao Minuto.

"At the beginning of the year, the basket of products analysed by KuantoKusta cost, on average, €256.52 and, after five months, the prices of the same products rose by around 6%, to €271.56".

This price comparison and marketplace study included non-food products – therefore items not covered by 0% VAT – personal hygiene, hair care, body care, shaving care, and animal feed.