The price of one sachet of water otherwise called ‘pure water’ will go up to 30 pesewas effective Monday November 12, otecnews has learnt. This increment represents a 50% increase in the price of the item from 20 pesewas.
The ex-truck price for a bag of sachet water would go for GHC3.50 and will be retailed at GHC4.50.
The leadership of the National Association of Sachet Water and Packaged Water Producers (NASPAWAP) announced that beginning Monday, 12 November, the prices of a bag of sachet water will go up to 3:50p from all trucks and water depots.
A statement signed by Kwabena Agyapon Ntra, National Director, Corporate Affairs confirmed.
“NASPAWAP in consultation with all regional associations of sachet water producers announce for the information of the general public that the price of a bag of sachet water will go up to 3:50p from all trucks and water depots.
“The revised prices take effect from Monday, 12 November 2018. The price of an iced sachet, however, remains at 0.30p as previously announced by the national body.
“The price review has been necessitated by the rising cost of production and distribution. We solicit the cooperation of the general public to make this a success.”