Restaurants hard hit by rising pork price

Khoo Gek San

Farmers are now only using animal feed instead swill as they did in the past to feed the pigs for fear of the creatures contracting the deadly African swine fever. – EPA pic, August 26, 2022.

THE price of live pigs on the peninsula has risen to RM13 per kg – the highest in two years – but people in the food business are resisting the urge to raise their menu prices again.

They fear another price hike could drive away customers who are already struggling to cope with inflation.

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