F&B sector braces for sugar rush as price rises

Angie Tan

Food and beverage players expect a rise in sugar prices to be felt across the entire industry, given the commodity is an ingredient of so many food products. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 11, 2022.

SUGAR is likely to be the next foodstuff to become more expensive as consumers grapple with rising costs all round.

A price increase from the current ceiling of RM2.69/kg will have a knock-on effect on other goods, as sugar is used in the production of many other food items, people in the food and beverage industry said.

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