Syria crisis: 'Bread has become a weapon of war'
16 December 2013 Last updated at 07:49 GMT
With no end in sight to the crisis in Syria, prices for almost everything have risen.
At one government bakery, the price of bread is one of the few things that has remained stable, with plenty available for all those prepared to queue for it.
But as Lyse Doucet explains, it is not the same story across Syria.