As Lebanon’s economy continues to tumble and the lira’s exchange rate rises rapidly, prices in Lebanon have soared over 70%.
A large part of the problem lies in Lebanon’s heavy reliance upon imports, which have become more expensive to bring into the country because of the dollar’s issue, and subsequently even more expensive for consumers to purchase.
While some imports are unavoidable, there are countless domestically made products you can, and should, switch to today to save money and support the national economy.
#1 Hazella or Gurmex instead of Nutella
Nutella’s thick, sweet choco spread is delicious, but for many, it is now unworthy of its staggering price point.
Instead, you can switch to the domestically-made Hazella or Gurmex for your chocolate fix.
Corona is not what you should currently desire, no pun intended.
Alcoholic beverages are not immune to inflationary prices, but luckily there are many Lebanese-made beers you can purchase like Almaza, Colonel Beer, or Beirut Beer, as well as places to enjoy craft beer.
Natural Mouneh products don’t lack in Lebanon. On the contrary, Mouneh is part of our long-standing household traditions since even before import was a thing, and even before supermarkets existed in Lebanon.
Lebanese-made mouneh products are even better. They are made from the blessings of our land and nature, they are natural, they are not mass-produced, and they are not subjected to long periods of warehouse storage and transit.
That’s said, Lebanese mouneh is found everywhere in Lebanon, and at more affordable prices.
Mymouné, for instance, makes award-winning all-natural specialties harvested at the foot of Mount Sannnine.
From The Village, is another local brand providing many healthy products from the loving work of the Lebanese villagers.
According to our fans, Le Camembert by Jarjoura Dairy can easily replace Coeur de Lion. Jarjoura Dairy has been producing authentic Lebanese natural products to meet the daily needs of the Lebanese household, from Labneh, Laban, and Areeshe to a variety of cheeses.
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