Retail tomato prices surge to Rs 80-85 per kg in Delhi due to tight supply
Mother Dairy's Safal vegetable outlets were selling tomato at Rs 78/kg, while e-tailer Grofers at Rs 74-75/kg and Big Basket at up to Rs 60 per kg on Saturday. At Azadpur mandi, Asia's largest fruits and vegetable wholesale market, tomato prices were ruling at Rs 40-60 per kg, according to trade data.
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Onion, tomato prices continue to rule high at Rs 60-70/kg in Delhi
The price rise in these two perishable vegetables was due to supply disruption in the wake of heavy rains and floods in the main growing states like Maharasthra and Karnataka. The rates have remained high even as the government has boosted supplies through state-owned Mother Dairy's Safal outlets, cooperatives Nafed and NCCF.
Tomato prices likely to normalise in 10 days
The prices of tomatoes have climbed to Rs 80 a kg in last few days burning pockets of consumers.
After onions, tomato price soar to Rs 80/kg in Delhi
According to traders, tomatoes have turned costlier in the last few days as supplies have been impacted.
Government asks Mother Dairy to cut tomato rates by Rs 2-3/kg
Mother Dairy is selling 3 varieties of tomato at Rs 30/kg, Rs 40/kg and Rs 55/kg through its 400 retail outlets. Mother Dairy, Kendriya Bhandar and cooperative NCCF were also asked to sell tur dal at Rs 80-85 per kg through their retail outlets.
Subsidy on transportation of fruits & veggies on big price fall
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Tomato in Delhi plunges to Rs 1-2 a kg, onion to Rs 8
Tomato prices have crashed to Rs 1-2 per kg while onions have fallen to about Rs 8 per kg in Delhi’s wholesale market because of weak demand and strong supply in the harvest season, which will keep prices low, traders said.
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