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Peanut butter

Peanut butter produced in the UK or Europe will not face the same hike in price. However, brands made in the USA like Skippy (which typically has a higher percentage of peanuts) will increase in price. (Getty)

10 supermarket staples set to become more expensive with new EU tariffs

The European Union is set to slap tariffs on 3.4 billion dollars (£2.5 billion) in American products, from whiskey and motorcycles to peanuts and cranberries.

India and Turkey have already targeted US products, ranging from rice to autos to sunscreen, and in two weeks, the United States is to start taxing 34 billion dollars (£25 billion) in Chinese goods.

Beijing has vowed to immediately retaliate with its own tariffs on US soybeans and other farm products in a direct shot at President Donald Trump’s supporters in America’s heartland.

Cecilia Malmstrom, the EU’s trade commissioner, acknowledged that the EU had targeted some iconic American imports for tariffs, such as Harley-Davidson motorcycles and bourbon, to “make noise” and put pressure on US leaders.

These are 10 supermarket staples that could rise in price after the new tariffs come in.