DTI releases SRP for Noche Buena items

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has released the list of suggested retail prices (SRP) of Noche Buena items to guide consumers in their Christmas shopping.

The price guide includes products such as ham, keso de bola, cheese, sandwich spread, mayonnaise, pasta or spaghetti, elbow macaroni, salad macaroni, spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce, and creamer or all purpose cream.

Majority of the products have retained their prices while other items have decreased prices.

Price of ham ranges from P158.00 to P204.00 for 500g while 1kg is priced from P345.00 to P1,120.00.

SRP of 500g of keso de bola is from P285.00 to P410.00.

Pasta or spaghetti is P33.75 to P52.50 for 400g, P54.50 to P72.00 for 500g, and P59.00 to P80.00 for 900g.

Meanwhile, spaghettii sauce is priced from P59.85 to P74.00 for 900g while 1kg ranges from P68.25 to P76.25.

To avoid panic buying and ensure value for money, the public is advised to create a shopping list and refer to the list of Noche Buena SRP before visiting their preferred supermarket or grocery store.

Customers are also reminded to examine the expiry date and the price tags of products prior to purchase.

The full list of 2021 Noche Buena SRP can be accessed through https://www.dti.gov.ph/konsyumer/e-presyo/. ♦

Date of Release: 2 December 2021