RCI St. Lucia
posted on August 06, 2014 11:14
The St Lucia Bakers Association has advised that as of Monday 11th August, 2014 the price of decontrolled white bread and whole wheat bread will be increased.
All packets of white rolls, hamburgers, hotdogs, butter bread, butter loaves and French bread will move from $2.00 per packet to $2.50 per packet. In addition, all packets of whole wheat rolls, loaves, and sandwich will move from $2.50 per packet to $2.75 per packet.
A statement released by the President of the Association Mrs Sylvia Cadasse notes that in recent times bakers have had to absorb the price increases on flour, sugar, water, electricity, value added tax (vat) on salt, yeast, butter, margarine, shortening, packaging, as well as the increases in the wholesale price of gas and diesel.
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