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Trouble in the trolley: Asia’s supermarkets, eateries feel inflation’s bite

Villa Market is a family-owned supermarket chain with 34 stores in Thailand, 27 of them in the Bangkok metropolitan area. It styles itself as Thailand’s international supermarket because it has a lot of products imported from overseas that conventional Thai supermarkets don’t have, like Vegemite from Australia, peanut butter from the US and a broad selection of international wines. If you like your beef from Japan, you can get that here, too, but a kilo of Oita wagyu will set you back about