According to the National Executive Committee of the National Association of Sachet and Packaged Water Producers, prices for sachet and bottles of water will rise starting Monday, December 27, 2021.
Magnus Nunoo (the Association’s National President) has released a press stating that sachet water will retail for 40 pesewas while 500ml of bottled water, previously priced at GHC1.00 will now retail for GHC1.50. GHS3.50 will be charged for large bottled water in 1.5L.
They explained that the price rise was caused by rising input costs like fuel, vehicle spare parts, and packaging materials. All of these items are primarily imported.
Parts of the statement reads;
“It is suggested that the 500ml bottled water be sold for GHC1.50 and the 750ml or medium size bottled water be sold for GHC2.00.” The 1.5L or large bottled water will be sold for GHS3.50.”
“iced sachet water will be retailed at 40peswas.” A bag of sachet water, 500ml by 30pcs, will now be sold from retail trucks for GHC4.50. Mini-markets will now sell a bag of sachets for a minimum of GHC6 per bag.”
Read the full statement below;