The Ministry of Agriculture shall, for a period of four weeks, subsidize the price of sludge flour being produced and vended by millers, according to an internal communication document inked by the Agriculture PS Francis Owino.
Starting today, sludge flour will be vended for Sh100 a drop from Sh230.
“ The recommended Retail price of flour is shouldn’t exceed Sh100 for a 2 kg packet, Sh250 for a 5 kg packet and Sh490 for a 10 kg packet.
According to the document, the Ministry must shoot labor force to the miller’s services and storehouse installations to check attestation of the trade of sludge flour on the open request.
In recent months, the cost of food and other essential consumer goods has been on the rise, with some of these costs reaching preliminarily unheard- of heights.
Maize and wheat flour, sugar, cooking oil painting, towel paper, milk, food particulars, and chuck are those that are most generally impacted.
According to a check conducted last week and published by the exploration establishment Infotrak, 73 of Nairobi residers believe their country is moving in the wrong path.
Maturity of those who held this opinion( 81) cited the high cost of living as the reason behind their assertion.
Due to adding energy and food costs, which reached7.1 percent in May compared to6.47 percent in April and5.556 percent in March, Kenya’s cost of living increased indeed more.
Data by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics( KNBS) Consumer Price Index and Affectation showed that the rise was substantially driven by an increase in prices of goods under food andnon-alcoholic potables handbasket(12.4 per cent).