City Group began to sell cooking oil and sugar at discounted prices in different places of the capital as part of its corporate social responsibility.
The first importer and processor of goods will sell edible oil at Tk 85 one liter in a pocket and sugar at 60 Tk per kg through 10 trucks at the same number of points, said Shoeb Md Asaduzzaman, Executive for the sale and marketing of City Group of industries.
The operation, which began on 28 May, will continue during the first ten days of Ramadan, he added. City normally sells a one-liter pouch of its Tek brand soybean oil to Tk 102 and one kg of sugar under the same brand at Tk 72.
Asaduzzaman said that nearly 25 tons of soybean oil and 25 tons of sugar will be sold by trucks to Jatrabari, Motijheel, National Press Club, Karwan Bazar, Mirpur-1, Mirpur-10, Gabtoli, Shankar, Ashkona and Khilgaon.
The company will sell lentils at 75 Tk per kg from today.