PFI president Ramesh Katri said egg prices had surged beyond the price of similar weighted chicken © 123RF
PFI president Ramesh Katri said egg prices had surged beyond the price of similar weighted chicken © 123RF

India’s eggs now more costly than chicken

22 November 2017

A surge in India’s wholesale egg prices has pushed retail prices up by 40%, making them more costly per kg than chicken, according an industry body.

Ramesh Katri, Poultry Federation of India president, said egg prices had surged so much that when compared to the same weight of chicken, it costs more. 

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