Friday, April 19, 2024

HIKES ON WAY

Date:

Share post:

LAST WEEK it was Purity’s pastries. This week it is the cost of chickens and natural gas going up as a result of the controversial National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL).

Yesterday, Barbadians were being warned to brace for increased poultry prices sooner or later, as one of the island’s hatcheries announced plans to increase its prices on broilers and layers.

They are already paying more for natural gas.

In the wake of the July 1 increase in the NRSL from two to ten per cent, chief executive officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul, and new president of the Egg and Poultry Producers Association, Stephen Layne, had expressed fears that farmers could be negatively affected. (HLE)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

WIPA commends Hayley Matthews for historic win as Wisden’s Leading T20 Cricketer in the World

The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) proudly commends West Indies Women’s captain Hayley Matthews for being designated Wisden's...

Abrahams: Be Prepared

Barbadians have been urged to be as prepared as possible as the country braces for an active Atlantic...

BWA Continues Mains Replacement in St. Thomas 

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) advises that work to replace themains in Bridgefield, St. Thomas is still in...

Police seeking information on Pinelands shooting

The Barbados Police Service (TBPS) is seeking the General Public’s assistance with information relative to a shooting incident,...