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Prices of essential kitchen items mostly down 16 Aug, 2015




  • The prices of the essential kitchen items have witnessed further reduction during last week as compared with preceding week, reveals a survey conducted by Business Recorder here on Saturday. The survey observed that the price of tomatoes had witnessed a reduction of Rs 50 per 5 kg in wholesale market from Rs 250 per 5 kg to Rs 200 per 5 kg, while in retail market the commodity is being sold at Rs 45 per kg against Rs 60 per kg.

    Potato price also reduced by Rs 10 per 5 kg from Rs 130 per 5 kg to Rs 120 per 5 kg, which in retail market being sold at Rs 25 per kg against Rs 30 per kg. Onions price witnessed a dip of Rs 20 per 5 kg from Rs 200 per 5 kg to Rs 180 per 5 kg, which in retail market are being available at Rs 40 per kg against Rs 50 per kg.

    Spinach is being sold at Rs 20 per kg against Rs 25 per kg, Tinda price reduced by Rs 10 per kg from Rs 50 per kg to Rs 40 and Shimla Mirch price reduced by Rs 30 per kg from Rs 120 per kg to Rs 90 per kg. Okra price witnessed a decline of Rs 10 per kg from Rs 60 per kg to Rs 55 per kg.

    Green chilli price witnessed a reduction of Rs 10 per kg from Rs 70 per kg to Rs 60 per kg, while lemon price did not witness any change and is being sold at Rs 150 per kg. Cauliflower price reduced by Rs 20 per kg from Rs 80 per kg to Rs 60 per kg, while cabbage price reduced by Rs 10 per kg from Rs 50 per kg to Rs 40 per kg. Price of peas remained unchanged at Rs 100 per kg, Brinjal price further reduced by Rs 10 per kg from Rs 50 per kg to Rs 40 per kg.

    Tori price reduced by Rs 10 per kg from Rs 70 per kg to Rs 60 per kg, Arvi remained unchanged at Rs 60 per kg, Kado price reduced by Rs 20 per kg from Rs 70 per kg to Rs 50 per kg and carrot price also witnessed a reduction of Rs 10 per kg from Rs 80 per kg to Rs 70 per kg.

    Ginger is being sold at Rs 250 per kg against Rs 200 per kg and garlic price remained stable at Rs 180 per kg. While there is no change in the prices of different spices, pulses, fresh and packed milk, different brands of rice, eggs, tea, ghee and other items. Beef is being sold at Rs 420 per kg, mutton being sold at Rs 700 per kg, wheat flour being available at Rs 750 per 20 kg bag, live chicken price remained stable at Rs 4,800 per 40 kg which in retail market it is being sold at Rs 130 per kg while chicken meat price also reduced which is being sold at Rs 270 per kg.

    The survey observed that the prices of almost all fruits during the week witnessed a slight increase as good quality grapes went up by Rs 50 per kg from Rs 200 per kg to Rs 250 per kg, while normal quality at Rs from 150 per kg to Rs 200 per kg, good quality mangoes price went up Rs 20 per kg from Rs 100 per kg to Rs 120 per kg, different qualities of local banana are being sold in the range of Rs 60 to Rs 100 per dozen, while Indian banana is available at Rs 150 per dozen.

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