Prices of all major vegetables, including greens, remain stable at the Agricultural produce market committee (APMC) on Sunday, as compared to last week. Carrot price has slightly increased, however, prices of ginger and drumstick have come down by 15 per cent.
On Sunday, 180 trucks of vegetables were delivered at APMC. With Ashadi Ekadashi to be celebrated on Monday, APMC received 2,000 bags of sweet potatoes, consumed specially on the festival day, and sold it at Rs 200 – Rs 250 per 10 kilogrammes.
“There is a demand for sweet potato owing to Ashadi Ekadashi. As far as other vegetables are concerned, prices of almost all vegetables remained the same as last week,” said Vilas Bhujbal, president of Chhatrapati Shivaji market yard traders’ and agents’ association, Pune.
On Sunday, prices of onion went from between Rs 120 and Rs 140 per 10 kilogramme to Rs 100 – Rs 120 per 10 kgs. Also, prices of potatoes increased from Rs 150-Rs 220 per 10 kgs as compared to Rs 130 – Rs170 per 10 kgs last week.
As many as 2,000 bags of ginger and 2,500 bags of groundnut arrived at the APMC, Pune, on Sunday. Also, a total of five trucks of green chillies and peas arrived from the neighbouring districts.
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