Woolworths, Pick n Pay and others probed amid sudden garlic and ginger price hikes

VAAL TRIANGLE - The National Consumer Commission (NCC) is now investigating seven major food retailers for possible price increases on ginger and garlic. The commission said yesterday it was investigating Woolworths, Pick n Pay, Shoprite, Spar, Food Lover’s Market, Cambridge Foods and Boxers Superstores. If violations are found, the retailers could face a fine of R1million or 10% of their annual turnover.

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