Bread prices go up in Tonga, first time since 2006

The prices of bread in Tonga will be increased by 25 seniti the Bakery Association has announced.

The hike has been made due to change in prices followed the increase in the price of baker’s flour, it said.

Effective from September 5, the new prices mean a classic white loaf will now cost TP$1.75.

The wholesale price goes up from TP$1.20 to $1.50.

The prices of bread were up to the Bakery Association to decide and they were not under the control of the Competent Authority.

The hike was made 10 years after the last increase.

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