May 31, 2022

Around 2,000 bakeries close down – 100,000 jobs lost!

The All-Ceylon Bakery Owners' Association said that about 2,000 bakeries have closed down due to the current crisis.

Its President, N.K. Jayewardene said that as a result around 100,000 jobs have been lost.

He claims that this situation has arisen due to the unavailability of diesel and gas to operate the ovens.