Bahrain's Prices of Basic Food Decreases

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 21 February 2023
Bahrain's Prices of Basic Food Decreases

The prices of a variety of basic foods have lately decreased or stabilized as stated by the Industry and Commerce Ministry.

It claimed in a statement on Tuesday that prices have decreased on goods such as cooking oil, sugar, frozen chicken, rice, infant formula, and fruits and vegetables. It continued, stating that the trend can be attributed to the ministry's policies intended to reduce costs for businesses. "Supermarkets and hypermarkets are offering various discounts on products like cooking oil, cheese, milk, flour, sugar, fruit and vegetables, which gives the consumer affordable options," it added.

The ministry is continuing its investigation of shops and suppliers in order to check prices and make sure there is no fraud or illegal activity.

Owners of businesses were warned to abide by all laws and standards "to avoid major legal penalties.  The National Suggestions and Complaints System, Tawasul, and the Government Services Contact Center's hotline at 8000801 are both available for reporting such violations. One can contact the inspection directorate by WhatsApp at 17111225 or by email at [email protected].

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