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More Cooking Oil For Kedah During Festive Season - Exco

ALOR SETAR, July 10 (Bernama) -- Cooking oil supply in Kedah will be increased by 10 per cent in conjunction with the Hari Raya to meet demand of consumers in the state.

State Industry and Investment, Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Committee chairman, Datuk Dr Ku Abdul Rahman Ku Ismail said the increase was to ensure cooking supply in one kilogramme packet was adequate during the festive season.

"There is no problem with cooking oil supply as we have increased supply by 10 per cent since September.

"The additional cooking oil will bring the total quantity to 2,765 tonnes compared to 2,514 tonnes per month," he said today.

He was speaking to reporters after a visit to two oil packaging factory, Minyak Masak Ban Chuan Huat Sdn Bhd and the Federation Oil Factory at the Mergong Industrial Park here, which are among the largest producers in packaging in Kedah.

-- BERNAMA




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