India to facilitate onion imports for quick supply as domestic prices rise

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The Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) through an inter-ministerial committee has again reviewed the prices and availability of onions. During the meeting it was informed by officials that supply disruptions are mainly due to rain and two cyclones and it is expected to improve in the coming days. With supplies running short and onion prices […]

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Government of India might impose Minimum Export Price on onions to curb price rise

As onion prices witnessed a sudden spurt over the past week, the government has threatened to re-impose the minimum export price (MEP) on the commodity to improve domestic supply if traders try to hoard the edible bulbs to exploit the situation. Apprehending a potential fallout of the price rise of the politically-sensitive commodity, the government […]

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Mother Dairy ties up with India’s Maharashtra state for a milk processing plant

The government of the western Indian state of Maharashtra and Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), have signed an agreement to set up a plant for the processing of milk and milk products in the state. Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra Chief Minister, and Dilip Rath, NDDB Chairman, […]

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