Food prices in Accra’s markets drop slightly

Food prices in Accra’s markets drop slightly

Prices of foodstuffs in the various markets in Accra have reduced according to checks despite claims that there has been a rise across markets in the national capital.

Some foodstuffs are selling at their old prices while others have seen their prices drop slightly

Checks revealed that plantain which was sold at GHc50.00 is now being sold at GHc20gh.

5 garden eggs are being sold at GH¢1 while a medium sized tuber of yam is being sold between 6 and 7 cedis.

“A bunch of plantain used to go for between GHc50 and GHc60 but now it has reduced to GHc20,” one trader told Citi FMBusiness.

Another said, “onions are going for GHc2 and GHc5 whiles garden eggs is selling at GHc1for 5pieces.

However the prices of some provision goods have increased.

Some provision sellers say the increase is only related with Nestle products and does not cut across all provision products.

“Nestle Ghana Limited has increased their products by about GHc10. For instance ideal milk was selling at GHc520 now it goes for GHc620 for the pack. So the margin is huge.” they said.


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