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Food vendors keep prices down despite rising costs

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  • Writer: Phasadee Arunmas & Pathom Sangwongwanich
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As concerns grow about the soaring cost of living following price rises for cooking gas, electricity and expressway tolls, some restaurants and market vendors are managing to keep food prices unchanged in a bid to keep their customers amid anaemic domestic consumption. 

A man pays for his dinner at a market near Zeer Rangsit shopping mall north of Bangkok yesterday. THITI WANNAMONTHA

Voranuch Kanlong, 57, a Thong Fah (Blue Flag) restaurant owner at Bang Khun Phrom intersection in Bangkok, said she has not raised prices for 10 years as she wants to maintain her customer base and the restaurant still generates sufficient profits.

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