Toyo Suisan to Raise Food Prices in April

Economy

Tokyo, Dec. 5 (Jiji Press)--Japanese food maker Toyo Suisan Kaisha Ltd. <2875> said Tuesday it will raise prices for about 200 items by up to 9 pct, effective on April 1 next year, due to higher materials and labor costs.

The company will raise the suggested retail prices of fresh noodles by 4-9 pct and those of other food products for households by 3-6 pct.

The prices of frozen food products for restaurants, including udon noodles, will be raised by 2-7 pct.

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