THE commerce ministry announced the renewal of the cap on milk prices yesterday, keeping it at a maximum of €1.41 a litre for retail and €1.32 a litre for wholesale, including VAT.
The renewed decree will be put into effect on April 21 and will last for 45 days, making it due to expire on June 4. The price of milk was last renewed on March 6.
The maximum price for 1.5 litres is €2.06 for retail and €1.93 for wholesale. The maximum price for 2 litres is €2.69 for retail and €2.52 for wholesale. All figures include VAT.
In a statement the commerce ministry asked that “all parties involved show restraint, especially during these economic conditions, in order to protect consumers and domestic producers of fresh milk.”Read More