According to Engel's law, as the household income increases, the share of income spent on food decreases. In Poland, this share has stabilized at a relatively high level in recent years despite rising household incomes.
In Lithuania, public holidays are an opportunity for many Lithuanians to take advantage of a day off and go shopping in Poland.
Poland has one of the cheapest food in the European Union. The only country with cheaper food in Europe is Macedonia.
Is Agrokor too big to fail? The food producer and retailer has an income of 15 per cent of Croatia’s GDP but its insolvency means real trouble in the Balkans.