JUST IN: Price of flour rises

JUST IN: Price of flour rises

JUST IN: Price of flour rises

Written by Staff Writer

12 Mar, 2016 | 9:45 am

Price of a kilogramme of wheat flour has been increased by Rs.7.20.

Chairman of the All Island Bakery’s Association, N.K. Jayawardena stated that this move was confirmed by the Prima Group.

The Association charges that the government has imposed taxes on wheat flour. When News1st inquired on the matter from the Finance Ministry it’s Media Coordinating Secretary said that no such tax has been imposed on wheat flour.

Furthermore,  N.K. Jayawardena noted that the Executive Committee of the association has decided to convene a meeting to decide on whether the price of a pound of bread should be increased parallel to increased prices of wheat flour.

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