Lahore flour mill owners association has the dough to rise in price of three rupees per kilogram, from consumers to the mill will be available at Rs 68 per kg flour.
General Secretary Abdul Rahman said that in mind during the month of wheat has reached price of Rs 2100 which forced the flour had increased prices in some areas have flour being sold at Rs 70. The flour has expressed grief and anger over the increase in prices.
On the other hand, it was not possible to supply flour as per the demand in the city. The daily demand of flour is 2.5 lakh bags weighing 20 kg.
Floor Mills Association in Lahore 20 kg flour 2 million bags are provided on a daily basis, in the open market at Utility Stores With flour remain scarce.
Flour Mills of the Government of Lahore ‘s Punjab including Floor Mills daily 17 thousand metric tons of the grain being given, 17 tons of wheat in return for Floor Mills 20 kg flour are making 6 million bags and 6 million bags Supplies are being made all over Punjab, supply will return to normal in a few days.
Meanwhile, as Eid-ul-Adha approached, the prices of green spices skyrocketed, the fourth century of ginger, the double century of indigenous garlic and green coriander was completed.
In the open market, ginger was sold at Rs 420 to 450 per kg while the official price of desi garlic was Rs 180 but sales continued at Rs 250 per kg. The price was fixed at Rs 80 but tomatoes remained available at Rs 120 per kg, fenugreek at Rs 93 and green chillies at Rs 104 per kg.
Vegetable sellers said that the district administration sells the official price list but forgets to apply it in the market.
Extracted from City42 News