Vendors Defend Fresh Coconut Price Hike

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Coconut vendors have blamed the fresh coconut price hike on the escalating price of other commodities.

Elijah, who has been in the business for the past twenty years, explained that the cost of inputs has risen.

“Farmers spend more on fertiliser. The workers want an increase in wages,” Elijah, whom people also know as ‘Pure Nuts’ told St. Lucia Times.

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