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"Uchumi Ni Mbaya, "Kenyans Suffer Another Blow As Milk Prices Are Set to be Increased

Kenyans suffer yet another blow after the increase in fuel prices as milk prices have been increased this blow has come as Kenyans keep on experiencing the dull of the Covid-19 pandemic that has injured the economy. 

As indicated by the New Kenya Cooperative Creameries (KCC) Managing Director, Nixon Sigey, processors were last year compelled to pad purchasers from paying more for milk following the expansion in production cost. 

Sigey clarified that while the cost paid to the farmers increased, the expense paid by purchasers continued as before throughout the most recent one year. 

"Farmers costs increased from Ksh33 in March 2020 to Ksh45 right now. For quite a while, shopper costs stayed somewhere in the range of Ksh45 and Ksh50 per bundle contingent upon the brand," Sigey expressed. 

Right now, a large portion of a liter of long-life milk is retailing at Ksh60, up from Ksh55 while new milk is retails at Ksh55, up from Ksh50. Notwithstanding, the new milk costs will see the expense changed upwards by somewhere in the range of Ksh3 and Ksh5 per liter. 

This is the initial time the cost of milk is going up in over a year. 

Following the Ksh7 increment per liter in costs of oil and diesel as declared by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) on September 14, the expense of different items is bound ascent. 

After a commotion from individuals from the general population, Energy Cabinet Secretary, Charles Keter, and his petrol partner, John Munyes, were called by the Senate to clarify the inundation in fuel costs. 

Notwithstanding, the two CSs didn't appear for their barbecuing. 

Moreover, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Justin Muturi, called for Members of Parliament to table worries on fuel costs for conversation in the August House.

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