Affiliation of Grasp Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria (AMBCN), Abuja chapter, says they’ll improve the value of bread.
Life-style Nigeria stories that AMBCN in an announcement on Friday, stated the upward evaluation is as a result of rising price of all baking supplies within the nation.
Thr Secretary of the Affiliation, Adeyemi Richard, within the assertion, stated the survival of the trade can’t be assured as all related baking supplies have continued to be on the excessive facet.
Richard added that the rising price skilled in direction of the final quarter of 2023 compelled lots of the members out of enterprise and others that managed to outlive it are but to stabilise.
“Certainly, we’re not blind to the N1,400 to a greenback of the international alternate however the flour we purchased on the price of N37,000 and sugar at N62,000 final week respectively,” he stated.
“The identical bag of flour right this moment is N42,000 whereas a bag of sugar is N72,000 with main distributions.
“All different materials- yeast, margarine, to say few are at alarming charges together with Diesel which is now N1250/litre towards N1050/litre offered final week.
“We perceive that bread is a staple meals for all courses of individuals however the center and decrease class devour greater than the higher class which at all times makes it troublesome for bakers to extend costs in proportionate to that of flour millers and producers of baking supplies as a result of they’d not be capable to afford it.”