Ghanaians would from next week Monday pay 30pesewas for sachet water popularly known as Pure Water. This means there is an increase of 50% in the price on the item which is currently sold at 20pesewas.
The price of the bag from the trucks also increases from GHC3.50p to GHC4.50p as well.
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.
In 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.”