Egg prices continue to rise even as local farm supply recovers after viral outbreak

Supermarket chain FairPrice says it has increased egg supplies from countries like Malaysia and Thailand. ST PHOTO: SAMUEL ANG
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SINGAPORE - Prices of eggs have continued to rise in April, even though local supply has mostly recovered after a viral outbreak hit one of Singapore's largest egg farms in February.

Stores here have been ramping up supplies from other countries and said that both demand and supply have remained stable in the past two months. However, they said prices are still rising due to various factors, such as the increasing costs of chicken feed, energy and transport.

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