Fri, Apr 27, 2012, 12:14 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.Apr 26, Colombo: The price of one kilogram of wheat flour has been increased by Rs. 8.50 with effect from midnight Thursday (26), official sources said.
Accordingly, the new price of a kilogram of wheat flour will be Rs. 97.50.
Both the two major milling companies Prima and Serendib have requested a price hike due to losses incurred in the importing of wheat flour following the depreciation of the rupee and increase in transport costs.
The prices of wheat flour based products like bread and other baked items are expected to go up as well with the price