Sellers of one of Ghana’s favorite meal, gari and beans popularly known Gob3 have increased the price of the meal.
In the Ashanti Region, a bowl of Gob3 which used to sell at GH¢1 is now selling at GH¢1.50, the cheapest now.
The increased in price of Gob3 was necessitated by the 100% rise in the price of beans on the consumer market since October, 2021.
Joynews spoke a couple of sellers in Kumasi the Capital of the Region on why they’ve increased their prices.
A Gob3 seller at Ayigya said despite the fact that she’s increased her prices, she barely makes profits.
“I have stopped selling the beans at 1.00 cedis, it’s now 1.50pesewas or 2.00 cedis. Though I have increased the prices I hardly make profits like I used to,” Seller, Afia Mansah lamented.
A customer, Gobless Nuamah who isn’t happy about the increased in Gob3 price also had the following to say;
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“Beans is one of my favourite foods because it’s less expensive as compared to the other foods,”
“With four cedis I used to get satisfied but now I have to buy more than four cedis or I have to go for a second round to get fully satisfied,” – he said