HC Deb 17 February 1904 vol 130 c5

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the retail prices of white granulated sugar per lb. in London, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna, on 1st January, 1902, and 1st January, 1903, respectively.

(Answered by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) The retail prices of white granulated sugar, as sold in large retail establishments in London, Paris, and Berlin, on the 1st January, 1902 and 1903, were approximately as follows:—

1st January, 1902. Per lb. 1st January, 1903. Per lb.
London 2d. 2d.
Paris 4d. 4d.
Berlin 3d. 3¼d.
I am informed that corresponding particulars cannot be given for Vienna as white granulated sugar is not consumed there.