Vegetable prices soar across India; tomato crosses Rs 100/kg


After petrol and diesel, prices of vegetables are spoiling the party in the kitchens of India. Amid the sky-rocketing prices of edible oil and pulses, increase in vegetable prices is testing the Indian consumer’s tenacity like never before. Price of peas and tomatoes, which are generally cheap in winter, have touched new highs. Against a […]

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Vegetable prices surge ahead of mandi closure despite surge in arrivals


Vegetables prices went up further today despite increased arrivals of key produce in the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Vashi, as the market decided to remain closed tomorrow in order to facilitate disinfection and protect participants from coronavirus (Covid-19), reports Business Standard. Total vegetable arrivals in the mandi surged to 830 vehicles, holding about nine tonnes each, and […]

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Trade barriers on peas to continue in India after court upholds government notification

The import restriction on all varieties of peas would continue till September 30, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said, a day after the withdrawal of restriction on import of peas. The day-old notification of the DGFT was reversed following an order of the Madras High Court, which upheld the DGFT notification, dated April […]

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Canada’s Saskatchewan farmers remain bullish over pulses and peas despite shrinking Indian market

Despite obvious disruptions in marketing pulses and peas to India, farmers in Saskatchewan are not shifting their acreage intentions for 2018, according to survey results released by Statistics Canada. While prices for peas and lentils have dipped due to cuts in imports to India over the past year, Saskatchewan farmers intend to seed 2.171 million […]

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