The global prices of other basic foodstuffs have proved similarly volatile in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)More popular with people in need has been the distribution of basic foodstuffs. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Basic foodstuffs and pharmaceuticals are running short in some areas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As most shops in the capital remained closed yesterday, the price of basic foodstuffs was rising fast. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The price war in basic foodstuffs such as fresh fruit and veg has yet to impact, he claims. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Staples such as chicken are already beyond the reach of many Iranians and there is talk of rationing for basic foodstuffs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In the next five-year plan, imports of foodstuffs should therefore go down considerably. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)More than 200 people a week pick up basic foodstuffs from the Baptist church after three factories closed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Cars trundle across on weekly shopping trips, bringing back the basic foodstuffs that Zimbabwe once exported in abundance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)By far the commonest trigger is food, and there are undoubtedly many people who cease to have migraine attacks if they exclude certain foodstuffs from their diets. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)That is why the regime has cut subsidies to the health sector, protecting imports of basic foodstuffs, items that might provoke unrest if they run out. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， foodstuff 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: foodstuff NOUN
Foodstuffs are substances which people eat.
...basic foodstuffs such as sugar, cooking oil, and cheese.
foodstuff 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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