Bakery owners today (2) warned that the price of a loaf of bread would be increased by Rs. 2-3 in the next few weeks following the increase of flour prices.
The All Ceylon Bakery Owners’ Association Chairman N.K. Jayewardena told the media today that the bread price increase would be due to the increase in flour prices by Rs. 8.50 per kilo from midnight tonight.
He has said that the prices of other flour based food products would also be increased accordingly.
The Association has said that the exact price increase of a loaf of bread and the date would be announced on Monday (4).