Cost Of Sachet Water To Go Up From April 1

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Association of Sachet and Packaged Water Producers (Naspawap) has expressed that from this time forward, one sachet water will be sold at 40 pesewas while a sack of sachet water, 500ml by 30pcs, will presently sell at GH¢6.00.

Likewise, it said ice filtered water 500ml, ought to be retailed at GH¢2.00, and chilled filtered water, 750ml or medium size, retailed at GH¢2.50 and 1.5L filtered water GH¢3.50.

As indicated by the Association, the cost audits have been required by the increasing expense of information sources, for example, fuel and bundling materials which are for the most part imported and delivered from oil sources.

In a proclamation, the Association in interview with partners said these audits fill in as a manual for every single Regional Association and to guarantee consistency the nation over.

“It is suggested that ice filtered water 500ml be retailed at GH¢2.00, and chilled filtered water, 750ml or medium size, be retailed at GH¢2.50 and 1.5L filtered water GH¢3.50.

Chilled sachet water stays unaltered at 40p. A pack of sachet water, 500ml by 30pcs, will currently sell at GH¢6.00 greatest from the retail trucks. Smaller than usual shops will currently retail a pack of sachet at GH¢8.00 per sack greatest. These new costs produces results from Friday April 01, 2022,” it expressed.

It made sense of that, “At our past audit the conversion standard of the dollar was in the area of GH¢6.50. At present it is crawling up to GH¢8.50. Fuel which shapes a significant expense of disseminating the items to the market places has altogether gone up since our last audit. It was GH¢6.50 per liter and presently it is above GH¢11 per liter, which is averaging 69.2% change since Jan 1 2022 when the old costs were carried out.”

In the interim, the NEC advised that there may be slight varieties in costs across the locales because of haulage to remote and far off regions.

“The National Executive Committee (NEC) wishes to again beg government and it’s organizations to require another once-over at many expenses and duties on the bundled water industry to assist with decreasing the monetary weight to save the business and safeguard occupations for the young people along the worth chain from creation to utilization of the bundled water. Likewise considering the critical effect of the bundled water industry to the destruction of water borne infections and the accomplishment of the SDG objectives on water,” it added.

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