Garlic prices surge sharply as rain hits supply; onion bounces back

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After onions, the prices of garlic have jumped sharply over the last one month on lower availability of last year’s crop ahead of the commencement of winter sowing which raises hopes for increase in acreage this year. Data compiled by Nashik-based National Horticultural Research & Development Foundation (NHRDF) shows garlic prices have more than doubled in the last one […]

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Garlic prices in India soar ahead of winter demand due to supply crunch

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Garlic prices have risen by as much as 55 per cent since June in retail markets, due to a sharp increase in stockists’ demand and reduced supply ahead of winter season, reports Business Standard. Data compiled by the government-owned National Horticulture Board (NHB) showed that garlic prices shot up at the highest rate of 55 per cent in […]

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Falling garlic prices prompt farmers in central India to let their crop rot in fields

Garlic prices in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh have dropped by around 60 per cent between March and May, data from the National Horticulture Research and Development Foundation (NHDRF) showed, promoting farmers to leave their crops in the field. During this season garlic witnessed bumper harvest and has been incorporated in the state’s […]

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