Bakery owners revise decision to increase price of bread

2019-07-18 at 18:30

The All Island Bakery Owners Association has revised its decision to increase the price of a 450g loaf of bread by Rs.5.

The price of a loaf of bread was increased by Rs.5 from midnight yesterday following the increase in the price of wheat flour.

The price of a loaf of bread was increased after Prima announced that the price of a kilogram of wheat flour was being increased by Rs.8.

Speaking to NewsRadio the Chairman of the Association NK Jayawardena confirmed the decision.

The government, flour manufacturers and bakery owners today held a round of discussions pertaining to the inconveniences the public will face as a result of the price hike in bread.