The increase in the value of flour directly affects the prices of bread, cookies and pastries.
"The price of bread has been liberalized and many of the bakeries are using the situation of the rising flour to apply additional adjustments due to increases in electricity, salaries and other costs. Therefore, experience shows that the increase in the value of the bread, cookies and pasta would be greater than the amount applied to flour," Rafael Carrillo, a spokesman for Molinos de Costa Rica SA, told Nacion.com.
The Superintendency of Competition in El Salvador has pointed out that the businesses MOLSA and HARISA are still forging agreements on sharing the market, having been previously sanctioned for the practice.
Six years after being punished for engaging in anticompetitive practices, the companies MOLSA and HARISA are again under scrutiny by the competition regulator, whose head submitted documents "...
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