The price of pork has witnessed a marginal increment of GH¢4 effective September 1, 2023.
The cost of 1 kilo of pork which was selling at GH¢26 now selling at GH¢30.
According to the Ashanti Regional Organiser of Pig Farmers and Producers Association, Augustine Naah, the high cost of feed was the major contributor to the price hike.
He stated that, “soya beans, maize, drugs, transport, and labour costs among others have all gone up.”
“To ensure the sustainability of their businesses, pig farmers found it necessary to align their prices with the increased cost of production,” Mr Naah said.
He entreated consumers to bear with them and keep patronizing their products for them to remain in business.
source: Ghana Web