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Head to the supermarket to stock up for grocery essentials this weekend. In some good news, prices of most essential items have remained under control in Dubai. Picture used for illustrative purpose only. Image Credit: Stock image

Dubai: It’s the weekend. Why not make some wholesome tomato soup or tomato sauce for your pasta or use the vegetable to make some salsa for tortilla chips? Get all the tomatoes you want since the price for 1kg has reduced from Dh4 to Dh3.7 on June 11.

Prices of your favourite fish varieties like salmon, hamour and shrimps have remained unchanged for days together. But if you are looking to make a curry with some king fish or seabass fish this weekend for guests and family, you will be disappointed to know that their prices have gone up in Dubai. The price for 1kg king fish has gone up to Dh57 compared to Dh54.9 on June 10.

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Price of 1kg king fish in Dubai on June 11

Most families in Dubai are dealing with some form of pay cut owing to a change in their job circumstances post COVID-19. As a result, a stability in grocery expenses is always welcome news to households on a tight budget.

Prices of bananas too have gone up, so postpone plans to bake that banana cake by a few more days.

Prices of cucumbers have also seen an increase in Dubai. But all other vegetables remain in a stable price range. So, grab that grocery cart and explore those supermarket aisles for all your favourite food ingredients. You can cook up a storm this weekend.

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These trends came to light as we tracked the prices of essential household items in Dubai. We will bring you a price basket of commonly used goods in Dubai on a regular basis. It will list the minimum and maximum price for household groceries, including rice, bread, cooking oil, meat, poultry, fish, milk, eggs, water, salt, sugar, fruits and vegetables and hygiene essentials such as sanitisers and face masks.

You can use it as a budgeting tool to track your expenditure and avoid being overcharged in a grocery store or supermarket in Dubai.

June 11 price basket
Families with children will be relieved to know that milk prices have remained unchanged for weeks together in Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Stock up on your bottled water supply since prices have remained steady for weeks at a stretch. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Buy some pasta for the family this weekend. Prices are not on an upward spiral. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
You can add some extra sugar in your coffee. Prices have been in check. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
If you love dates, there's good news in store. Date prices have remained constant for a while. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Whip up some scrambled eggs for the family breakfast on Friday. Egg prices are under control. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Buy some fresh fish and fry them for lunch over the weekend. Prices for most fish varieties have stayed steady. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Are you a sea food lover? Get yourself shrimps this weekend since prices are under control. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Who doesn't like a spicy beef roast? Beef prices have remained steady in Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Call your friends to barbecue meat in your backyard this weekend. Lamb prices have been kept in check in Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Make all the sandwiches you want since bread prices have been unchanged for weeks together. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Banana prices have gone up, so postpone your plans to bake banaka cake this weekend. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Tomato prices have reduced, make some tomato sauce to go with your pasta. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Use lettuce generously in your salad since prices of this green leafy vegetable have stayed constant. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
An essential item in COVID-19 times, the face mask has seen its prices kept under control now. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
June 11 price basket
Consumers in Abu Dhabi can check grocery prices against a Price Monitor. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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There are channels for consumers to report price hikes in Sharjah. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Ajman and Fujairah have made provisions for consumers to report unfair price hikes. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives
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Consumers in Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah can report unfair price hikes to authorities. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives