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Onion prices


Govt to allow onion export from March 15

March 02, 2020 7:11 pm

The government last week decided to lift nearly six-month-old ban on export of onions as prices are likely to fall sharply due to bumper rabi crop.

Farmers stop onion auction at country's largest wholesale market in Lasalgaon

March 02, 2020 2:18 pm

A sudden price rise across urban markets had prompted the Central government to ban the export of onions as well as allowing imports.

As onion prices tumble, Maharashtra farmers’ groups urge Centre to lift export ban

February 07, 2020 8:00 am

The Centre had taken the unusual step of banning onion exports in September last year, when the vegetable price started spiralling out of control due to a dip in production in the Nashik-Pune-Jalgaon belt.

Punjab Agricultural University develops low-cost technologies to prepare onion products

December 28, 2019 11:33 am

Dr Poonam A Sachdev, head of the Department of Food Science and Technology at the university said the department is emphasizing on low-cost technologies which can be adopted at farm gate and household level.

With Turkey putting exports on hold, onion prices may rise again

December 24, 2019 8:54 am

As demand for imported onions increased, prices in the countries of origin also spiked, which saw these onions failing to make much impact in domestic markets

Not only onion, prices of potato and other veggies on rise

December 16, 2019 4:20 pm

"The supply of most of the vegetables, including potato and tomato, has been affected because of recent rains. This has resulted in increase in prices," Potato and Onion Merchants Association at Azadpur mandi General Secretary Rajendra Sharma said.

Price of packaged milk increased by Rs 2/litre: After onion, milk gets dearer from today

December 16, 2019 4:56 am

The decision to increase the minimum retail price of milk was taken in a meeting of the Dairy Farmers and Processors Welfare Association in Pune on Saturday.

Explained: Why onion prices are still high and unlikely to cool down anytime soon

December 17, 2019 11:34 am

Since September this year, onion prices have been rising, with the crisis peaking late in November. Urban consumers in Pune and Mumbai had to pay more than Rs 100 per kg, which was a first for many in the state.

A night guard to protect onions at Surat market

December 13, 2019 4:57 am

The measures follow the theft of five sacks of onions weighing 250 kg and worth Rs 25,000 from the stall of Prahlad Ingle, 53, at Patel Park last month. Ingle considered going to police but decided the “hassle” was not worth it.

Pune: Allow onion exports, says Pimpalgaon market leader

December 13, 2019 11:50 am

The average traded price of the bulb in the wholesale market of Pimpalgaon in Nashik district’s Niphad taluka on Thursday was Rs 6,000 per quintal — a correction of over Rs 500 since Wednesday.