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Egg prices down to 12 per unit
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The price of chicken eggs has come down by around 20 percent in the Kathmandu Valley.
According to Nepal Egg Producers Association (NEPA), chicken eggs has fallen from Rs 15 per unit to Rs 12.
“It has been months since I purchased eggs for lesser than Rs 15 per unit. Today, as I handed the cashier Rs 150, I was surprised to receive Rs 30 back from her while buying a pack of 10 eggs. ” said a lady purchasing eggs from a store in Lalitpur, on Sunday afternoon.
However farmers get only Rs 8 per unit of egg, while the production cost is at around Rs 10 per unit.