That’s what these public market vendors in Libertad, Pasay City are experiencing right now after prices per kilo of poultry products went up from P130/kilo to P170.
The shortage in supply was accordingly the main cause in the hike of unit prices of poultry products.
An open secret, however, points to the scare of African Swine Fever that all but triggered the scarcity in poultry supply as consumers focused more on buying chicken than of pork products.
Actually, the price of chicken a kilo now sells even higher particularly at P190/k in some public markets like in Sto. Tomas, Batangas. (Mike Taboy/BCUARESMA/IAMIGO/CNS)