Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation (BSFIC) has started selling sugar as part of its initiative to supply better quality sugar to consumers ahead of Ramadan.
According to sources at the BSFIC, sugar is now sold from the country’s 15 sugar mills to free-cells aiming to supply sugar at a rate fixed by the government, said a handout.
Each metric tonne of sugar is sold at TK 60,000, the handout said.
Besides, sugar will be supplied to the dealers registered under the corporation.
As per the demand, each one-kg packet of sugar will be sold at Tk 65 at super shops like Agora, Swapna, Meenabazar, CSD and Pran in Dhaka city.
The sugar packets will be also available at the basement of Sugar Industries Bhaban in Dilkusa of the capital.
Besides, BSFIC will also monitor market so that consumers can buy sugar at a fair price, the handout added.